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by Sameh Zoabi


Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier. His creative career is on the rise - until the soldier and the show's financial backers disagree about how the show should end, and Salam is caught in the middle. 

international title: Tel Aviv on Fire
original title: Tel Aviv Boeret
country: Luxembourg, Belgium, Israel, France
sales agent: Indie Sales
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Sameh Zoabi
film run: 100'
release date: FR 3/04/2019, CH 7/03/2019, IT 9/05/2019, DE 11/07/2019, SE 16/08/2019, ES 3/07/2020
screenplay: Dan Kleinman, Sameh Zoabi
cast: Kais Nashif, Lubna Azabal, Yaniv Biton, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Nadim Sawalha, Salim Daw, Yousef Sweid, Amer Hlehel, Laëtitia Eïdo, Ashraf Farah
cinematography by: Laurent Brunet
film editing: Catherine Schwartz
art director: Christina Schaffer
costumes designer: Magdalena Labuz
music: André Dziezuk
producer: Amir Harel, Bernard Michaux, Miléna Poylo, Gilles Sacuto
co-producer: Patrick Quinet
associate producer: Alice Bloch-Robin, Philippe Logie, Jani Thiltges, Claude Waringo
production: Samsa Film, TS Productions, Artémis Productions, Lama Films (IL)
backing: Eurimages
distributor: Haut et Court, Trigon Film, MFA Filmdistribution, Academy Two, Edge Entertainment, Surtsey Films

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