The Milky Way Movie Review 1997

Information and Film Reviews for The Milky Way the Movie

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The Palestinian occupants of a small village in the Galilee try to balance their traditions against the Israeli military occupation in 1964. Many of the villagers were traumatized as children by the 1948 war and old fears and resentments linger as the village's mukhtar (Khoury) tries to placate the occupiers. Meanwhile, the Israelis are investigating forged work passes and a village murder leads to trouble for everyone. Arabic and Hebrew with subtitles.

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Available on VHS
Running time 104 minutes.
Originally from Israeli.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Politics, Religion, Period Piece: 1960s, Military: Foreign
Screenplay
Ali Nassar, Ghalib Shaath
Cast
Muhamad Bakri, Suheil Haddad, Makram Khoury, Yussef Abu-Warda
Cinematography
Amnon Salomon
Director
Ali Nassar
Music
Nachum Heiman

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