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INHERITANCE

by Hiam Abbass

synopsis

A Palestinian family living in northern Galilee gathers to celebrate the wedding of one of their daughters, as war rages between Israel and Lebanon. When the father falls into coma and inches toward death, internal conflicts explode within the family - secrets are revealed and lies are unmasked.

international title: Inheritance
original title: Héritage
country: France, Israel, Turkey
sales agent: Playtime
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Hiam Abbass
film run: 85'
release date: FR 12/12/2012
screenplay: Hiam Abbass, Ala Hlehel
cast: Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass, Yussef Abu Warda, Ashraf Barhoum
cinematography by: Antoine Héberlé
film editing: Guy Lecorne
art director: Nael Kanj
producer: Nicolas Blanc, Arik Bernstein, David Silver, Ender Sevim, Faruk Özerten
production: Agat Films & Cie, ARTE France Cinéma, Appaloosa Films, Alma Films/Tel-Aviv, Depo Film/Istanbul
backing: Fonds sud, Israël Film Fund
distributor: Diaphana Distribution
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