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The Long Night

The Long Night

Original Title: Al-layl al-taweel
Directors: Hatem Ali
Arabic with subtitles
93 minutes min
World Cinema

This bold first feature tells the story of three men suddenly released after 20 years of imprisonment for political acts of conscience. When word of their freedom and imminent arrival reaches their families, old wounds are opened. What happens when duty to country conflicts with duty to family? Winner of the top prize at the Taormina Film Festival.

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Hatem Ali