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by Saverio Costanzo


The B. Family is the protagonist of this story. Their house is located half way between the Israeli colonies and an arabian village. The head of the family, Mohamed, a great lover of English literature, a writer and headmaster of a secondary school, refuses to leave his house to the Israeli army, which intends to seize it for security reasons.

international title: Private
original title: Private
country: Italy
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Saverio Costanzo
film run: 90'
release date: IT 14/01/2005, BE 21/09/2005, FR 06/04/2005, DE 18/05/2006
screenplay: Saverio Costanzo, Alessio Cremonini, Sayed Qashua, Camilla Costanzo
cast: Mohamed Bacri, Lior Miller, Areen Masharawi, Hend Ayoub, Tomer Ruso
cinematography by: Gigi Martinucci
film editing: Francesca Calvelli
art director: Ludovica Amati, Einat Fadida
costumes designer: Ludovica Amati, Einat Fadida
music: Alter Ego
producer: Mario Gianani
production: Istituto Luce Cinecittà, RAI Cinema, OffSide, Cydonia (IT)
distributor: Istituto Luce Cinecittà, ID Distribution (FR), Ventura (DE)