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Salma in the 2008 israeli film 'Lemon Tree' played by Hiam Abbass.

Penny says: " Some people will come out of LEMON TREE thinking it’s either pro-Palestinian and/or anti-Israeli but I disagree: no easy or polemical answers are provided here."

Penny says: " Some people will come out of LEMON TREE thinking it’s either pro-Palestinian and/or anti-Israeli but I disagree: no easy or polemical answers are provided here.

Penny says: “The relationship between Salma and Mira drives the story forward to its bittersweet but emotionally satisfying conclusion."

Penny says: “The relationship between Salma and Mira drives the story forward to its bittersweet but emotionally satisfying conclusion.

Penny says: "By insisting on her day in court, Salma’s not just protesting against Israeli occupation, she’s also refusing to play by the rules of Palestinian society..."

Penny says: "By insisting on her day in court, Salma’s not just protesting against Israeli occupation, she’s also refusing to play by the rules of Palestinian society.

Eran Riklis : Lemon Tree

Penny says: "Salma knows from the start that even Ziad will ultimately betray her.

Penny says: "If Salma can resist, constrained as she is by expectations that are not in her own best interest, Mira realizes she can too."

Etz Limon story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.

Watch the trailer for "Lemon Tree."

"Lemon Tree", Palestine, 2008 The story of a Palestinian lady defending her lemon tree orchard from her Israeli neighbours.

Ajami (Scandar Copti, Yaron Shani 2009)

Kindness holds the key to the secret of our own transformation and, in the process, of the transformation of the world. JEAN MAALOUF, The Healing Power of Kindness

Hiam Abbass!

Hiam Abbass is an Israeli Arab actress and film director of Palestinian descent. Abbass is known for her roles in Satin Rouge Haifa Paradise Now The Syrian Bride Free Zone Dawn of the World The Visitor Lemon Tree Everyday is a Holiday and Amreeka

"Mies vailla menneisyyttä"/"The Man Without a Past", Aki Kaurismäki -  Best Movie Scenes #themanwithoutapast  #bestscenes #moviescenes

"Mies vailla menneisyyttä"/"The Man Without a Past", Aki Kaurismäki - 2002

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