Eyes of the Thief - عيون الحراميّة

  • Eyes of the Thief - عيون [...]
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title : Yeux du voleur (Les) | Ouyoun el haramia
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2014
Format : Feature
Running time : 98 (in minutes)

The film begins at the height of the second Palestinian uprising in 2002 with Tareq, an enigmatic man bearing fresh wounds. Tended to by local nuns and a priest, who help him escape, he is soon arrested by Israeli soldiers. Ten years later, Tareq is released from prison and returns to his town, a place transformed by drastic changes and filled with secrets, to find his daughter, Nur. His search leads him to an angry woman on the verge of violence.

A film by Najwa Najjar

Palestine / Algeria, 2014 / Feature Fiction, 98min, DCP / In Arabic with English subtitles

starring Khaled Abol Naga, Souad Massi, Maisa Abd Elhadi

Inspired from true events.

Second Feature

Director: Najwa Najjar
Script: Najwa Najjar
Cinematography: Tobias Datum
Editing: Patricia Rommel BSC, Eyas Salman, Panos Voutsaras, Xavier Box
Music Composer: Tamer Karawan

Khaled ABOL NAGA, Souad MASSI, Suheil HADDAD, Malak Ermili, Khaled HOURANI, Maisa ABD ELHADI, Areen OMARI, Iman AOUN, Nisreen FAOUR, Khaled MASSOU & Walid Abdel Salam.

Production: Ustura Films, Hani Kort, Najwa Najjar

Coproduced by
* AARC (Algérie) with the support of Ministère de la Culture - FDATIC
* MACT (France)
* Oktober (Iceland)



يبدأ الفيلم في ذروة الانتفاضة الفلسطينية الثانية عام ٢٠٠٢ مع طارق، رجل غامض يحمل جروحاً جديدة. يعيش محمياً من قبل راهبات وكاهن يساعده على الهروب، وما يلبث أن يعتقل من قبل جنود إسرائيليين. بعد
عشر سنوات، يتم تحرير طارق من السجن ويعود إلى بلدته، المكان الذي تحول بفعل تغييرات
جذرية، وصار مليئاً بالأسرار. يبحث طارق عن ابنته نور وفي بحثه هذا يصادف امرأة غاضبة تكاد تكون عنيفة


نجوى نجار



  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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