Ms. Levy's film gets to say affecting things about the mysteries of identity, and the ironies of ancient enmity. If we can assume, from the nature of the premise, that Joseph and Yacine will soon accept their situation and become friends, we can also assume, from the course of history, that the Israelis and Palestinians will continue to resist doing the same. show more
A parablelike melodrama with obvious symbolic meaning. show more
Making a feel-good movie about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could be a recipe for disaster, but French writer-director Lorraine Levy manages to avoid many, if not all, of the pitfalls in her touching family drama. show more
I enjoyed this movie. The story was realistic and the characters were likable with well developed personalities. The message was one of peace and hope. And somehow the use of several languages including English enhanced it.