Muhammad is a Palestinian teenager who works at a bakery on Israeli soil. Tired of being bullied by his peers, the young man tries to forget his problems by wandering through the streets of the enemy state. There he becomes fascinated by an unknown Jewish man, a demon who demands something from him in return.
Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me, directed by Hadar Morag. Israel/France. 2015. 94’. DIGITAL. Original soundtrack with Spanish subtitles
Hadar Morag was born in Israel and graduated from the Film and Television Department of Tel Aviv University. Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me, which premiered in the Orizzonti section at the Venice Film Festival, is her first feature film.
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