Wed 06.03
18:00 - 19:49
Deichman Bjørvika

The Time That Remains is a semi-biographical satire from 2009. The film is written and directed by Palestinian director Elia Suleiman, who also stars in the film. The film depicts the time from the establishment of the state of Israel from 1948 up until today, and follows Suleiman’s family. The story is inspired by his father’s private diaries, from the time when he fought in the resistance forces i 1948, and his mother’s letters to family members forced to leave the country. Elia Suleiman is one of the most internationally acclaimed directors from Palestine



Elia Suleiman (b. 1960) might be the most famous of Palestinian directors, with several international films on his resume. His most well-known films are Chronicle of a Disappearance (1997), Divine Intervention (2002) and The Time That Remains (2009), all addressing the absurdity in the conflict between Israel and Palestine. It Must Be Heaven premiered in Cannes in 2019 where it competed for the Palme d’Or.

Country Palestine, France, Belgium

Year 2009

Director Elia Suleiman

Screenplay Elia Suleiman

Cinematography Marc-André Batigne

Producer Michael Gentile, Elia Suleiman

Cast Menashe Noy, Elia Suleiman, Baher Agbariya

Runtime 1h 49m

Language Arabic, Hebrew, English

Subtitles English

Genre Drama

Format DCP

Links IMDb

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