Set in Tel Aviv’s hip Sheinkin district, the story follows three friends whose notion of political action is to hold a “rave against the occupation.” But when Noam, a music-store clerk and reserve soldier, meets a Palestinian named Ashraf, their escalating affair forces everyone to face reality.
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This is one of the most engaging romantic stories I've seen before, almost a perfect homage to Romeo and Juliet, this time between two men of different backgrounds. The way the political, the romantic, and the humorous come together is pretty fascinating, sort of similar in how I've seen it done in Pedro Almodovar's work. It's full of passion and humanity that I haven't seen in Hollywood much.