Lemon Tree (2008)


January 24th “Lemon Tree” 7.30 (subtitles)

UK/USA|2008|Dir: Eran Riklis

Cert: PG|104 mins|Genre: Drama

Cast: Hiam Abbass, Ali Suliman, Rona Lipaz-Michael, Tarik Copty

Salma, (Hiam Abbass) a Palestinian widow, has to stand up against her new neighbour, the Israeli Defence Minister, when he moves into his new house opposite her lemon grove, on the green line border between Israel and the West Bank. The Israeli security forces are quick to declare that Salma’s trees pose a threat to the Minister’s safety and issue orders to uproot them.


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