Layla, Salma and Nur are three young Palestinian women sharing an apartment in Tel Aviv, living away from their conservative home towns. But trying to live a free existence in between the Israeli society which doesn’t completely accept them and the patriarchal traditions for which they refuse to bend the knee is not always easy. Whithout making any compromises, they will have to take painful decisions in order to keep their heads up.

Genre : Feature film

Director : Maysaloun Hamoud (Palestinian)

Cast : Mouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh, Shaden Kanboura, Mahmoud Shalaby, Henry  Andrawes, Ahlam Canaan

Production :

Deux Beaux Garçons (Israel)

En Compagnie des Lamas

Distribution : Paname Distribution

French release : 12/04/17

Awards : 

  • Kosmorama Festival International du Film de Trondheim, 2017 – New Directors Award
  • Festival International du Premier Film d’Annonay, 2017 – Grand Prix du Jury, Prix du Public
  • TIFF (Canada), Contemporary World Cinema, 2016 – Prix NETPAC            
  • San Sebastian Film Festival (Spain), New Directors, 2016 – Prix de la Jeunesse, Prix TVE Autre Regard, Prix Sebastiane
  • Festival International du Film de Haifa, Compétition – Meilleur Premier Film, Prix d’interprétation pour les 3 actrices
  • Festival International du Film de Zaghreb – Prix Spécial du Jury, Prix du Public
  • Prix Jeunes Talents Women in Motion by Kering -  Festival de Cannes 2017
  • Prix Women's Rights Better World Forum -  Festival de Cannes 2017 
  • Special Jury Prize - JeonJu International Film Festival
  • Best Actress for Shaden Kanboura - Ophir Awards 2017
  • Best Actress in a supporting role for Mouna Hawa - Ophir Awards 2017