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Wajib

In Palestine, each time a woman gets married, the men in her family are obliged to deliver the wedding invitations in person. This tradition becomes the occasion for a divorced father to reunite with his son.

Please note that this film is in Arabic, with Dutch subtitles.
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Abu Shadi is a divorced father and a school teacher in his mid-sixties living in Nazareth. After his daughter’s wedding in one month he will be living alone. Shadi, his architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father in hand delivering the wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom. As the estranged pair spend the day together, the tense details of their relationship come to a head challenging their fragile and very different lives.

Annemarie Jacir, France, Colombia , Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Norway, 2017, 96 min. Arabic spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Mohammad Bakri, Saleh Bakri, Tarik Kopty, Monera Shehadeh, Lama Tatour.
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