Two Palestinian friends, Khaled and Said, have been chosen to perform a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. The plan fails however, and they are forced to reschedule. The delay offers them an opportunity to reconsider and the suspense is almost unbearable as they review their positions. Do they have any real alternative? “Paradise Now” is both stifling and courageous.
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