Out in the Dark
- Israel / Palestine / US
- 1h 36min
- Directed by: Michael Mayer
- Written by: Yael Shafrir, Michael Mayer
- Cast: Nicholas Jacob, Michael Aloni, Jamil Khoury
- Language: Hebrew/Arabic
- UK release: 5 July 2013
When Nimr (Jacob), a Palestinian graduate student, meets Roy (Aloni), a twentysomething Israeli lawyer, their mutual attraction is threatened on all sides. More interesting as a character study of forbidden love than as a generic thriller, but despite an overloaded story there's a palpable mood of claustrophobia.
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Reviews & features
Out in the Dark4 Jul 2013
Claustrophobic drama about a love affair between an Israeli lawyer and a Palestinian student
The handsome lovers of Israeli writer-director Michael Mayer’s debut feature meet one night in a Tel Aviv gay bar. Nimr (Nicholas Jacob) is a Palestinian graduate psychology student, hoping to study for a PhD in America, who hasn’t come out to his own…
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