DIRECTED BY: Hany Abu-Assad
SCREENPLAY BY: Hany Abu-Assad
STARRING: Ali Suliman, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Manal Awad
LANGUAGE: Arabic with English subtitles
Reem, a young mother married to a jealous man, goes to Huda’s salon in Bethlehem. But this ordinary visit turns sour when Huda, after having put Reem in a shameful situation, blackmails her to have her work for the secret service of the occupiers, and thus betray her people.
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