Talal, a young Ammani professional,discovers upon his father's death that he is penniless. His only way out is to sell a farmhouse once owned by his late father in a village by the Dead Sea. At the village he meets Dawoud, a young farmer who lives in the farmhouse. Before Talal can do anything with the house, Dawoud's approval is essential. A road movie about an affluent young urban professional and a young village farmer who share a common history and roots and find themselves unwilling participants in another cycle of history that pits the prosperity of one against the survival of another.
Jordan, 2011, 78 min, dramedy, Arabic with English subtitles, Mr. Hazim Bitar, dir. Shown with Zebu and the Photo Fish.
Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space (View)
2537 Broadway at 95th Street
New York, NY 10025