Canticle of the Stones (Le cantique des pierres)

  • 1990
  • Israel / Belgium / France / UK / Palestine
  • 1h 40min
  • Directed by: Michel Khleifi
  • Cast: Bushra Karaman, Makram Khoury

Khleifi’s second feature film tells the story of star-crossed lovers, Bushra and Makram. Parted in the 1960s when Bushra emigrates to the US, heartbroken after Makram’s imprisonment for resisting the Israeli occupation, the pair meet again years later when she returns to Jerusalem at the height of the first Intifada.

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