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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Kais Nashef
Ali Suliman
Lubna Azabal
Directors
Hany Abu-Assad
Screenwriters
Hany Abu-Assad
Bero Beyer
Pierre Hodgson
Running Time
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Paradise Now
Controversial Oscar nominee about suicide bombers.


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Paradise Now

Plot
At the end of this day, Saïd (Nashef) and Khaled (Suliman) will be dead. They will be remembered - for better or for worse - as suicide bombers.


Verdict
To say it's a delicate subject would be almost insultingly understating the case, and although it doesn't all work, Abu-Assad handles the story with appropriate care, giving the audience plenty to mull over.


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