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27 Ratings


Directed by Saverio Costanzo
Italy, 2004


A Palestinian family lives in a large, isolated house located halfway between a Palestinian village and an Israeli settlement. The house is a strategic lookout point that the Israeli army decides to seize, confining the family to a few downstairs rooms in daytime and a single room at night.

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Private Directed by Saverio Costanzo

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

2004 | 4 wins including: Best Actor (Bronze Leopard)

2004 | 2 special mentions including: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury (International Competition)

San Francisco International Film Festival

2005 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

Transilvania International Film Festival

2005 | Special Mention: Competition

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