Sand Storm | TIFF

Sand Storm

Sufat Chol (Israel, France)

Directed by:
Elite Zexer
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2016
Synopsis:

As wedding festivities get underway in a Bedouin village in Israel, Jalila finds herself in the awkward position of hosting her husband Suliman’s marriage to a second, much younger wife. During the celebration, Jalila stumbles across eldest daughter Layla’s involvement with a boy from her university - a strictly forbidden liaison that would shame the family. What will Jalila do?

Festivals:
Sundance 2016, Berlin 2016 (Panorama), Jeonju 2016
 
Awards:
Grand Jury Prize - Sundance 2016
 
Trailer:
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