Bethlehem - Trailer
Director Yuval AdlerYear 2014Genre(s) Action, Adventure
Razi is an Israeli Secret Service officer working closely to minimise the threat of terrorism from Palestinian extremists. When he meets a young Palestine informant named Sanfur, he utilises all his efforts to keep him on board, giving him all the time, attention and comfort he could possibly need. However, his long-term involvement in the service becomes a threat when a vicious suicide attack is made on Jerusalem. It soon becomes obvious that Sanfur is working on both sides and, perhaps unwittingly, helped his formidable activist brother to finance the assault. Determined to keep the information coming, Razi refuses to give up on Sanfur and tries to encourage him to go against his family. But Sanfur is fighting a battle of his own, finding it increasingly difficult to make moral decisions. Ever trying to do the right thing, just what will be the consequences of his dubious actions?
'Bethlehem' is a heartbreaking Israeli drama that has won no less than six prizes at the Awards of the Israeli Film Academy - including for Best Film - and was nominated for another six. It also won the Fedeora Award for best film at the Venice Film Festival. Directed and co-written by Yuval Adler with writer Ali Wakad in their full-length film debut, 'Bethlehem' will hit the UK on February 21st 2014.
Starring: Tsahi Halevi, Shadi Mar'i, Hitham Omari, Michal Shtamler, Tarik Kopty, George Iskandar, Hisham Suliman