Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works as a dressmaker at the market. Finally determined to propose, Issa discovers an ancient statue of Apollo in his fishing net, which he decides to hide at home. When the Hamas discovers the existence of this mysterious treasure, troubles start for Issa. Will he succeed in declaring his love to Siham?

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OT: Gaza Mon Amour
Director: Tarzan und Arab Nasser
Screenplay: Tarzan und Arab Nasser
Country: Palestine, France, Gemany, Portugal, Qatar
Production: Les Films du Tambour, Riva Filmproduktion, Ukbar Filmes, Made in Palestine Project
Cast: Salim Daw, Hiam Abbas, Maisa Abd Elhadi, George Iskandar, Hitham Al Omai, Manal Awad
Length: 87 min.
Language: Arabic OV / English subtitles
German Distribution: Alamode
Festivals: Venice, Toronto, Chicago, Stockholm, Hamburg, Valladolid etc.
Awards: Antalya, Toronto NETPAC award

“Gaza Mon Amour” is Palestine’s 2021 Oscar® Entry (“Best International Feature Film”).