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The Nights of the Jackal

Layali ibn awa

Directed by Abdellatif Abdelhamid
Syrian Arab Republic, 1989


Syria, 1967, rumors of war. Abu Kamel, a peasant who farms tomatoes near Latakia, bullies his family. One by one, each rebels against him or finds a route to break away. One daughter marries, another has a clandestine relationship with a cobbler too fearful to ask Abu Kamel for her hand.

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The Nights of the Jackal Directed by Abdellatif Abdelhamid