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Palestinian Film – ‘It Must Be Heaven’

About the film
Elia Suleiman escapes from Palestine seeking an alternative homeland, only to find that Palestine is trailing behind him. The promise of a new life turns into a comedy of errors: however far he travels, from Paris to New York, something always reminds him of home. From award-winning director Elia Suleiman, a comic saga exploring identity, nationality and belonging, in which Suleiman asks the fundamental question: where is the place we can truly call home?

July 2 – 5, 1:50 PM (102 Minutes) New Farm Cinemas

Also on at Dendy Portside

102 mins | Rated M (Coarse language) | Comedy

Directed by Elia Suleiman | Starring Gael García Bernal, Grégoire Colin, Elia Suleiman, Ali Suliman, Robert Higden


Film reviews
“David Stratton was enraptured by It Must Be Heaven. Elia Suleiman’s minimalistic and whimsical semi-comedy of a globetrotting Palestinian who is followed by reminders of his home.” (Cinema Nova)
Foxtel Arts gives It Must Be Heaven the thumbs-up! Margaret Pomeranz gives It Must Be Heaven an impressive 4 and Graeme Blundell gives the film an outstanding 4.5! Watch their film review here and decide for yourself who is closer to the mark.

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