|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
|“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.|