FREE ZONE (2005)

Film details

Synopsis

Road movie. Rebecca, an American devastated after breaking up with her Israeli husband, is taken by hired driver Hanna from Tel Aviv to the Free Zone, an economic trade area between Jordan and Iraq. She needs to collect a large sum of money that her former love is owed for armoured cars delivered to a merchant called The American. There they find Leila, a Palestinian woman, who takes them to an orphanage where she promises they will find the merchant. But the place is ablaze, torched by Arab fanatics. When Leila hears allegations that her son has taken the cash to help the Intifada, all three women head for Israel.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top