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Le Plat de sardines

A Short film by Omar Amiralay

Production year : 1997

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In this short documentary, Amiralay re ects on the rst time he heard of Israel. Through recorded conversations with the lmmaker Mohammed Malas, both Ami- ralay and Malas share their own unique stories and experiences about Israel and the Israeli occupation. In his own words he says: “The rst time I heard of Israel,
I was in Beirut, and the conversation was about a plate of sardines. I was 6 years old, Israel was 2.” 

Full credits (3)

Screenwriter :

Omar Amiralay

Editor :

Dominique Pâris

Director of Photography :

Etienne Carton de Grammont

Technical details

Short film

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Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

50% French

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Runtime :

17 min

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