AS THE POET SAID

Muhr Arabic Documentary
Palestine / 2009 / Arabic, English, French, Portugese, Kurdish, Hebrew dialogue with English, Arabic subtitles / Colour / DigiBeta / 65 minutes

Synopsis

An evocative and lyrical paean to the life and times of late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish, this thoughtful film sees director Nasri Hajjaj taking us on a journey through Darwish's life. He tours the cities and towns the poet lived in, meeting contemporaries, writers and lovers of his work and overlaying the mosaic of memories and reflections with readings of Darwish's works throughout. This heartwarming tribute is a fitting epitaph to a man whose words and dreams have inspired a generation.

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Documentary

Cast & Credits

Suitable for all Ages (G)

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