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Genres: Drama
Actors: JJ Feild , Saïd Taghmaoui , Maria Papas , Patrick Bruel , Ian Holm , Tovah Feldshuh , Mel Raido , Cécile Cassel , Mhairi Steenbock , Tom Conti , Shirel , Peter Polycarpou , Daniel Lundh , Anatol Yusef , Jamie Harding
Director: Elie Chouraqui
Country: France, United Kingdom, Italy, Greece, Israel, United States
Year: 2006
IMDB Rating: 6.3/10 (491 votes)

A tale of friendship between two men, one Jewish and the other Arab, as the state of Israel is being created.

Film Review

O Jerusalem is a terrible movie. Very bad, stilted acting and a very, very bad script. I had looked forward to watching this movie because I read the book and have emotional views regarding Israel's war of independence (or as the Arabs call it, "The catastrophe").This movie had virtually no resemblance to that book, which was an excellent portrayal of the siege of Jerusalem and was not otherwise burdened down by a phony relationship between a Palestinian and an American Jewish fighter. The pace of the movie did not allow for any meaningful storyline development. Some of the acting was so bad it was laughable, which is sad, because there is no comedy in this story. The lines written only served to exacerbate the bad acting. The shame of it is that while probably low budget, the movie had suffcient props and scenery to have allowed for a better production.My sad recommendation is to strongly urge you to stay away!

I enjoyed this film and I'm going to review it instead of discussing the pros and cons of Israel/Palestine.I saw it at Cinema Sundays at the Charles, here in Baltimore MD USA.In the interest of full disclosure, I am not Jewish, and I am anti-Israel and pro-Palestine.At Cinema Sundays, the host is Jewish, and this week's discussion leader is also Jewish — I think I'm safe in saying it's a largely Jewish group which goes to Cinema Sundays and attended this screening. Although a show of hands said that more liked it than disliked it, the host and discussion leader didn't like it at all — the discussion leader had even skipped the pre-screening the day before — his reason seemed to boil down to he had better things to do.The discussion was largely (but not all) panning the film.I thought (with one glaring exception, which I won't reveal here) that the movie was balanced, while telling the story primarily from the Jewish side. In the foreground, it concerns an A…


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