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Partner with the Enemy

"As funny as it is suspenseful and moving, the film tells a complex story suffused with vibrant color and strong characters."
"Unpredictable and innovative... a seemingly impossible friendship in which business, femininity and family are all entangled, all of which occurs against a backdrop of suspicion that is only natural when each side has long been defined by the other as the enemy."
Yael Munk

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“Peace in the Middle East would come about more easily if the region were governed by women." Roger Ebert

I was drawn to Anat and Rola’s story because it is such a rare one, and because these two women – who are open and funny, who refuse to allow themselves to be defined by the conflict’s many stereotypes – serve as an allegory for many women in the region. The film ultimately begs a simple yet provocative question: can women succeed where men have failed for decades and bridge the political, national and religious differences that divide us?

The film attempts to portray a topic that has been over-politicized and even abused, using humor and personal narrative to demonstrate the absurdity of the political situation in Israel and Palestine.

Documentary   |   Israel   |   2015  

60 min

Hebrew, Arabic  

Subtitles: Arabic, English

Directors: Duki Dror & Chen Shelach   

Script: Galia Engelmayer Dror   

Cinematography: Philippe Bellaiche   

Editor: Duki Dror & Chen Shelach  

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