LEMON TREE

 

The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemon tree field when the new Israeli Defense Minister moves in next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.

 

an Eran Riklis film 

 

Lemon Tree (2008) Israel – Germany – France

Director Eran Riklis

Script Suha Arraf | Eran Riklis 

Producers Bettina Brokemper | Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre | Michael Eckelt | Eran Riklis

Cinematographer Rainer Klausmann

Editor Tova Ascher

Production Designer Miguel Markin

Composer Habib Shadah 

Starring Hiam Abbass, Rona Li-Paz Michael, Doron Tavory, Ali Suliman

Supported by Israel Film Fund - Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen  – ARTE ZDF – ARTE France Cinema – CANAL+ - CNC – Film Distribution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

 Audience Award, Berlin

Audience Award, San Sebastian

Best Screenplay, Best Actress Asia Pacifics Awards