In case you’re not so familiar with this movie, don’t worry – we’re here to inform you that Zaytoun
is an upcoming war drama which comes from director Eran Riklis
and stars Stephen Dorff
in the leading role. The movie was the runner-up for the People’s Choice Award at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival
, and the good news is that today we have a great trailer from the whole thing to share with you!
directed the movie from a script written by Nader Rizq
, which centers on an Israeli fighter pilot who is shot down over Lebanon and must make his way across the war-torn country with the aid of an angry young Palestinian boy. In other words – sometimes the only friend you have is your enemy
As you already guess, Stephen Dorff
plays that fighter pilot, while the rest of the cast includes Alice Taglioni
, Ashraf Barhom
, Ali Suliman
and Tarik Kopty
Zaytoun is the story of the unlikely alliance between a 12-year-old Palestinian refugee and an Israeli fighter pilot shot down over Beirut in 1982. Their initial distrust develops into friendship as they make their way across war-torn Lebanon on a journey to a place they both call home.
comes to the UK theaters on December 26th, 2012. Still nothing about the US release date, but as usual – we’ll keep you updated! In the meanwhile, check out this trailer & let us know what you think!