وهناك أشياء كثيرة كان يمكن أن يتحدث عنها المرء…
When I close my eyes, and see in the back of my head, images of Palestinians fighting against eachother, of a stateless people dragging themselves into a civil war.
No one can describe this utter feeling of helplessness you feel when you see one of the most genuinely painful Human causes, disintegrating.
I go back to Saadallah Wannous, and quote him, “There are many things that one can talk about…”
Since the first time I watched this movie, and until today, everytime I go back to it, or coincidentally catch a scene of that interview, or just get a flash back of the his voice, everytime I think we have reached a bottom… I realize we are still in descent.
Saadallah Wannous’ testimony in that movie makes your teeth clinch no matter how many times you’ve seen it. It’s a testimony of half a century of disappointments… thats our legacy, thats what our fathers handed us, and, most probably thats what we will be handing our children…
It is by far, the most impressive work of Omar Amiralay I had a chance to watch.