Ajami

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Summary

  • Shakespearian in its scope and themes; revenge, loyalty, hope and despair, draws us into the lives of two brothers fearing assassination; a young refugee working illegally to cover his mother's medical expenses; a cop obsessed with finding his missing brother. Through this dramatic collision of different worlds, we witness cultural and religious tensions simmering beneath the surface and the tragic consequences of enemies living as neighbors.

Notes

  • Title from container.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
  • Special features: Ajami: the story of the actors; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer; stills gallery.
  • DVD, NTSC, widescreen letterboxed (1.85:1), enhanced for 16x9 TVs; 5.1 stereo. surround.
  • Arabic or Hebrew dialogue; English subtitles.
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