Palestine – France – Germany – Colombia – Norway – Qatar - UAE

96min - DCP - 1.85 - 5.1 - Color

Original language: Arabic



Mohammad Bakri
Saleh Bakri


Director: Annemarie Jacir

Script: Annemarie Jacir

Image: Antoine Heberle

Editor: Jacques Comets

Music supervisor: Koo Abu Ali

Producer: Ossama Bawardi (Philistine Films)

Coproducers: JBA production, Cactus World Films, Metafora Productions, Klinkerfilm, Ciudad Lunar, Ape&Bjørn, Snow Globe Film, Schortcut Films


WAJIB (Duty)

a film by :Annemarie Jacir

Abu Shadi is a divorced father and a school teacher in his mid-sixties living in Nazareth. After his daughter’s wedding in one month he will be living alone. Shadi, his architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father in hand delivering the wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom. As the estranged pair spend the day together, the tense details of their relationship come to a head challenging their fragile and very different lives.


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