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Director:
Hany Abu-Assad
Released:
2005
Rating:
PG-13
"PARADISE NOW" follows two Palestinian childhood friends who have been recruited for a strike on Tel Aviv and focuses on their last days together. When they are intercepted at the Israeli border and separated from their handlers, a young woman who discovers their plan causes them to reconsider their actions.

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  • 90

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    Along the way, Paradise Now sustains a mood of breathless suspense. Politics aside, the movie is a superior thriller whose shrewdly inserted plot twists and emotional wrinkles are ...

  • 80

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    A powerful, poignant, provocative drama, it gets its strength from its dispassion, from an uncompromising determination to explain rather than justify or condemn, to put a human fa...

  • 60

    Variety Derek Elley

    Handsomely shot in widescreen, mostly on actual West Bank locations, and well-played by the cast, pic lays out the issues in an accessible but rather too over-correct way, seemingl...

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    Drama

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    Politics, Foreign Language