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Dawn

Quality
HD
Year:
2014
Audio:
Hebrew
Subtitles:
French
German
Italian
Runtime:
91 Min
Age Rating:
Not rated
Year:
2014
Country:
Switzerland
Germany
UK
Israel
Four comrades in arms attempt to influence the young Elisha, to make him overcome his conflicts of conscience and fully commit to their cause. The story is set in Palestine in 1947, during the British mandate period. The Zionists are fighting for the establishment of a Jewish state. A member of the armed Jewish underground has been sentenced to death by the British authorities. In return, his comrades kidnap a British officer. During the whole night they are waiting together for the outcome of the negotiation. If the British hang their friend at dawn, one of them will shoot the British officer. In the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Dawn sheds a new light on a key moment in history that allows to re-situate the current political disputes.
Cast & Crew
Director
Romed Wyder
Producer
Samir, Tunje Berns
Cast
Joel Basman, Sarah Adler, Liron Levo, Moris Cohen, Rami Heuberger, Jason Isaacs
Writer
William MacKinnon
Music
Bernard Trontin