paradise now

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.”
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