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by Eyal Sivan


Among all the symbols, pros and cons, that are acknowledged, supported and conveyed about this country, only one is common to Palestine and Israel: the orange. To tell the story of this symbol is to tell the story of this land. The image of the oranges growned and known around the world for more than 100 year as “Oranges from Jaffa (now labelled Jaffaä, symbol of the Zionist enterprise) is the object of this film as it tells the story of the negation of Arab Palestine 60 years ago and the history and settlement of the state of Israel.

original title: Jaffa, the Orange's Clockwork
country: Belgium, France, Germany, Israel
sales agent: CAT&Docs
year: 2009
genre: documentary
directed by: Eyal Sivan
film run: 90'
release date: DE 14/10/2010, BE 06/04/2011
screenplay: Eyal Sivan
cinematography by: David Zarif, Vincent Fody, Rémi Lainé, Safir Sarusi
film editing: Audrey Maurion
producer: Frank Eskenazi, Hortense Quitard, Osnat Trabelsi
production: Luna Blue Film, The Factory, WDR Westdeutscher Rundfunk, RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge Francophone, Trabelsi Productions, Noga Communication, Alma Films (IL)
distributor: Libération Films
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