World soundtrack awards
Archived: Omar (2013)

director: Hany Abu-Assad

With: Adam Bakri (Omar), Samer Bisharat (Amjad), Rohl Ayadi (Hussam), Essam Abu Aabed (Omar's Boss), Foad Abed-Eihadi (Soldier), Wafaa Aon (Omar's Mother), Majd Bitar (Tarek's Friend), Jehad Abu Assal (Omar's Father), a.o.

duration: 96 minutes
Explore Zone , Drama, War

Gala Premières and special events

The drama, the story of three childhood friends and a young woman who are torn apart in their fight for freedom, is billed as the first fully-financed film to come out of the Palestinian cinema industry.


director: Hany Abu-Assad
producer: David Gerson
Editor: Martin Brinkler & Eyas Salman
Cinematography: Ehab Assal
sound: Christian Conrad

More info

subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: Palestine
year: 2013


HANY ABU-ASSAD (1961): Het 14e Kippetje (1998), Nazareth 2000 (2001, documentary), Rana's Wedding (2002), Ford Transit (2003, documentary), Paradise Now (2005), Stories on Human Rights (2008, segment "A Boy, a Wall and a Donkey"), Do Not Forget me Istanbul (2011), The Courier (2012), Omar (2013)

Technical Specs

sound: Dolby Digital SRD
format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35
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