|Hany Abu-Assad’s film Paradise now , which follows for the period of 24 hours two friends living during an oppressive political crisis, who seek to make choices that will impact on a future they no longer believe in, has attracted quite some attention at the Berlinale festival. It won the Blue Angel award for best European film.|
The drama for the character is Abu-Assad perspective “a conflict of trying to be in control of their lives, of feeling that in order to have future they have to die.”
.. more on Hany Abu-Assad in village voice and ..
… stuff.co.nz on paradise now production situation …
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