Disengagement

Disengagement

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Overview

Disengagement

Forced Israeli evictions from the Gaza Strip yield tremendous personal strife for a pair of cross-cultural lovers in Disengagement, director Amos Gitai's meditation on the complex relationship between interpersonal and national politics in the Middle East. Juliette Binoche stars as Ana, a woman of mixed Dutch and Palestinian origin residing in Avignon, where her biological father has just died. Newly arrived in town is her adoptive brother, the Franco-Israeli Uli (Liron Levo), with whom Ana shares a relationship so passionate that it consistently transgresses sibling boundaries. While Uli comes to terms with his foster father's passing and prepares for an upcoming work assignment that involves aggressively shuttling Israeli settlers out of Gaza, Ana visits her father's attorney (French screen legend Jeanne Moreau), takes the steps to end her unfulfilling marriage, and hopes to make contact with her long-abandoned daughter, currently residing in the Israeli settlement of Gaza. To achieve this goal, Ana insists on accompanying Uli during his trip -- but doesn't count on numerous complications that arise, including a forced separation from Uli and lengthy travels with the settlers themselves, who have grown doggedly certain that God would never allow their geographic displacement to occur.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/14/2010
UPC: 0030306973890
Original Release: 2007
Rating: NR
Source: Ifc Independent Film
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:53:00
Sales rank: 73,874

Special Features

Trailer; International Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Juliette Binoche Ana
Liron Levo Uli
Hiam Abbass Hiam
Jeanne Moreau Françoise
Barbara Hendricks Barbara
Dana Ivgy Dana
Tomer Russo Tomer
Israel Katorza Israel
Yussuf Abu-Warda Yussuf
Uri Ran Klauzner Uri

Technical Credits
Amos Gitai Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Christian Berger Cinematographer
Marc Bordure Associate Producer
Fabrice Chevrollier Executive Producer
Tilde Corsi Co-producer
Manu de Chauvigny Production Designer
Moïra Douguet Costumes/Costume Designer
Moshe Edery Associate Producer
Leon Edery Associate Producer
Christoph Friedel Co-producer
Viola Fügen Executive Producer
Isabelle Gattiker Executive Producer
Cedric Gerard Makeup
Isabelle Ingold Editor
Ziv Katanov Makeup
Michel Kharat Sound/Sound Designer
Gadi Levy Executive Producer
Richard Blue Lormand Associate Producer
Ilan Moskovitch Casting
Tim Pannen Production Designer
Marie-Jose Sanselme Screenwriter
Elke Saserath Executive Producer
Elke Sasserath Executive Producer
Patrick Sobelman Co-producer
Claudia Steffen Co-producer
Simon Stockhausen Score Composer
Michael Tapuach Producer
Laurent Truchot Producer
Sari Turgeman Art Director
Eli Zion Production Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Disengagement
1. Nationalities [7:05]
2. Song of the Dead [4:09]
3. Finding the Way [4:14]
4. Back Together [4:30]
5. No Longer in Love [6:39]
6. Funeral Arrangements [5:15]
7. Remembering [4:24]
8. Changing the Will [3:53]
9. Daughter [5:03]
10. The Funeral [4:15]
11. Cutting Hair [6:17]
12. Getting Through [6:20]
13. Let Her Pass [7:01]
14. Training and Singing [4:21]
15. Use of Force [5:04]
16. Coming In [4:18]
17. Found [6:18]
18. The Greenhouse [5:24]
19. Final Word [6:38]
20. Lost Again [7:45]
21. End Credits [4:02]

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