30.09. - 09.10.2021

Miral United Kingdom, France, Israel 2009 | 112 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

Julian Schnabel

Julian Schnabel (*1951)is painter, sculptor and director. Born inNew York City he studied in Texas andcounted in the 80s as leading representativeof the Neoexpressionism.

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Jerusalem, 1948. On her way to work, Hind Husseini comes across 55 orphaned children in the street. She takes them home to give them food and shelter. Within six months, 55 have grown to almost 2000, and the Dar Al-Tifel-Institute is born. At the age of 7, Miral was sent to the Institute by her father following her mother‘s death. Brought up safely inside the Institute‘s walls, she is naïve to the troubles that surround her. Then, at the age of 17,
she is assigned to teach at a refugee camp where she is awakened to the reality of her peoples struggle.
On the occasion of the German premiere of Miral Julian Schnabel will receive the Douglas Sirk Award.

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Original title: Miral
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Julian Schnabel
Screenplay: Rula Jebreal
Cast: Hiam Abbas, Freida Pinto, Willem Dafoe, Vanessa Redgrave
Producer: Jon Kilik
Director of Photography: Eric Gautier
Production Design: Nir Alba
Editor: Juliette Welfling
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Prokino Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales: Pathé Distribution | Phone: +33 1 40 76 91 69 | Email: |
Production: Pathé Production; ER Productions; Eagle Pictures; India Take One Productions


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