This is a powerful, affecting and frequently funny drama by Annemarie Jacir ('When I Saw You'), Palestine's the first female feature filmmaker.
Abu Shadi (Mohammad Bakri), a divorced father and a schoolteacher, living in Nazareth. looks forward to his daughter's marriage. His son Shadi (Saleh Bakri) arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father in the local custom of hand-delivering wedding invitations to each guest. But as the estranged pair spend the day together and discuss their future, their terse relationship causes them to also reflect on the past.
One of The Guardian's Biggest Films of Autumn 2018.
★★★★ "An eye-widening, culturally rich look at life inside a Palestinian family" - Thomas Nguyen, Little White Lies
★★★★ "The droll script and humane performances are quite special" - Ed Potton, The Times
★★★★ "Interleaves simmering tension in the Israeli town with moments of terrific humour" - Leslie Felperin, The Guardian