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Michel Khleifi

La Memoire Fertile (Al Dhakira al Khasba)

Edition 1981
99' - 1981 - Documentary - Dialogue: Arabic
Director: Michel Khleifi With: Farah Hatoum, Sahar Khalifeh
The first full length film to be shot within the disputed Palestinian West Bank "Green Line," FERTILE MEMORY is the feature debut of Michel Khleifi, acclaimed director of the Cannes Film Festival triumph, WEDDING IN GALILEE. Lyrically blending both documentary and narrative elements, Khleifi skillfully and lovingly crafts a portrait of two Palestinian women whose individual struggles both define and transcend the politics that have torn apart their homes and their lives.

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Michel Khleifi


Farah Hatoum, Sahar Khalifeh

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Countries of production

Belgium, The Netherlands, West Germany



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