The Law in These Parts Poster

Release Date: November 14th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
The history of Israel's military legal system in the Occupied Palestinian Territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Director: Ra'anan Alexandrowicz

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Cinema Guild

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A film for those who, whether here or in Israel, believe the law is the beginning, and not the end, of rights discourse. show more

  • Ra'anan Alexandroricz's documentary uses a simple framework - a starkly photographed series of interviews with nine retired judges and lawyers instrumental in administering the often arbitrary laws - to deliver a provocative examination of the nature of justice. show more

  • The Law in These Parts more than accomplishes its goal of provoking a discussion about imposing laws on people who have no say in making them. show more

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