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Dancing Arabs

Dancing Arabs

A Feature film by Eran Riklis

Release in France : 11/02/2015

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Co-productions :

Mact Productions, Alma Film Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

The Match Factory

Foreign production companies :

UCM, Riva Filmproduktion, Heimatfilm

French distribution :

Pyramide Distribution

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Iyad has grown up in an Arab town in Israel. When he turns 16, he becomes a student at a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. He is the first and only Arab to be allowed to attend the school. He is slowly accepted by his classmates, but makes only one true friend, Yonaton, a boy suffering from an hereditary disease. Iyad forms close bonds with Yonatan's family, bringing courage and strength to Edna, Yonatan's mother.
He quickly becomes the family's second son...

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Dancing Arabs

Arabic Trailer (english subtitles)


Dancing Arabs

Arabic Trailer (french subtitles)

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Full credits (11)

Screenwriter :

Sayed Kashua

Co-producer :

Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre

Sound recordists :

Rolf Manzei, Gil Toren, Hervé Buirette

Editor :

Richard Marizy

Music Composer :

Yonatan Riklis

Costume designer :

Hamada Attalah

Foreign producer :

Bettina Brokemper

Director of Photography :

Michael Wiesweg

Press Attaché (film) :

Robert Schlockoff

Production Designer :

Yoel Herzberg

Casting :

Yael Aviv

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Feature film

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Production language :

Arabic, Hebrew

Coproducer countries :

Germany, France, Israel

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Minority French (Germany, France, Israel)

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Runtime :

1 h 44 min

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1