World soundtrack awards
Love, Theft and Other Entanglements
Archived: Love, Theft and Other Entanglements - Al-hob wa al-sariqa wa mashakel ukhra (2015)

director: Muayad Alayan

composer: Nathan Daems
With: Sami Metwasi, Maya Abu Alhayyat, Ramzi Maqdisi, a.o.

duration: 90 minutes
Drama, Thriller

Official Selection - Global Cinema

'Love, Theft and Other Entanglements' tells the story of Mousa, who gets into an inordinate amount of trouble when he accidentally steals the wrong car. What he thought was an Israeli car (an easy way to make money in his impoverished Palestinian refugee camp) turns out to be a load of misfortune when he discovers a kidnapped Israeli soldier in the trunk.

Saxophonist and composer Nathan Daems provided the soundtrack for the new film by Palestinian director Muayad Alayan, both as a soloist and with his ensemble Black Flower. The director's feature-length debut 'Love, Theft and Other Entanglements' is a suspense thriller with absurd, humorous undertones.

The screening will be followed by a concert of the band Black Flower.
Ticket to the film gives acces to the concert. Or get your ticket to the concert only through this link.


director: Muayad Alayan
composer: Nathan Daems
producer: Rami Alayan
screenplay: Muayad Alayan & Rami Musa Alayan
Editor: Sameer Qumsiyeh
Cinematography: Muayad Alayan
sound: Kostas Fylaktdis

production company: Palcine Productions

More info

dialogue: Arabic
subtitles: Eng subt.
Country: Palestine
year: 2015

Official site


ALAYAN MUAYAD (1985): Lesh Sabreen? (2009, short), Mute (2010, short), Sacred Stones (2012), Love, Theft and Other Entanglements (2015).

Technical Specs

sound: Dolby Digital SRD
format: DCP
FPS: 24


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