The Band's Visit (Bikur hatizmoret) Poster

The Band's Visit (Bikur hatizmoret)

Release Date: February 8th, 2008

PG-13|1 hr. 26 min.

Plot Summary
The eight Egyptian musicians who comprise the Alexandria Ceremonial Police Orchestra arrive by mistake in a small town in Israel's Negev Desert. Their booking set for a different city, and with no transportation out of the town or any hotels to stay at, the band settles at a restaurant owned by Dina (Ronit Elkabetz), who offers them lodging. Overcoming ethnic barriers, the Egyptians find diversion and companionship with the Israelis through a pervading undercurrent of shared melancholy.

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Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

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