Directors' Showcase / UK premiere

Lemon Tree

  • Eran Riklis /
  • Israel, Germany, France /
  • 2008 /
  • 106 mins

Hiam Abbass, Doron Tavory, Ali Suliman, Smadar Jaaron, Danny Leshman, Hili Yalon / Fiction / Arabic, Hebrew

Personal meets political, in a pertinent and beautifully played drama.

Eran Riklis

?Eran Riklis was born in Jerusalem, raised in the USA, Canada and Brazil and finally studied at The National Film School in London. Today, Riklis lives in Tel Aviv and is one of Israel’s leading film makers. His first film, On a Clear Day You Can See Damascus (1984), was followed by Zohar (1993), which was the biggest Israeli box-office success of the 1990s and The Syrian Bride (2004), winner of 18 international awards.

2008 Archive

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