Pomegranates and Myrrh

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Pomegranates and Myrrh

palestine dance marriage family drama woman director israeli occupation

Pomegranates and Myrrh

Release Date: February 01, 2009

Year    :   2009
Slogan    :   «Al Mor wa Al Rumman»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   ZDF/Arte, Desert Door Productions
Director    :   Najwa Najjar
Producers    :   
Writers    :   
RunTime    :   95 mins.
Budget    :   980000

A free spirited woman dancer, Kamar, finds herself the lonely wife of a prisoner, Zaid, and away from everything she loves until she returns to the dance, defying societys taboos. At the dance Kamar is confronted with Kais, a Palestinian returnee. Sparks fly between Kamar and Kais, creating more than a passionate, emotional dance for the both of them. Matters become even more complicated when Zaid's sentence is extended. Kamar's life is thrown into turmoil as she becomes increasingly attached to Kais, and caught in the midst of her desire to dance and breaking the family and society taboos of the prisoner's wife's role while life under occupation rages on.

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