200 Meters

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  • NR
  • 2022
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 7.2  (2,081)

"200 Meters" is a 2020 film set on the Palestinian border between Israel and the West Bank. The film follows Mustafa (played by Ali Suliman), a Palestinian father living on the west side of the barrier. Mustafa's wife, Salwa (Anna Unterberger), is living with their children on the other side of the wall in Israel, where she was unable to renew her West Bank residency permit. Mustafa is forced to make the difficult decision to live on the west side of the barrier, which is considered a degrading life by Many Palestinians but allows him to be close to his work and able to provide for his family.

After a sudden and unexpected event, Mustafa's life turns upside down, and he becomes consumed with the overwhelming need to reunite his family. However, with Israeli government regulations and the ongoing conflict between the two nations, Mustafa's efforts to travel to Israel become more and more challenging.

Throughout the film, the viewer is shown the struggles that many Palestinians face on a daily basis: long lines at checkpoints, the need to obtain permits to visit family members in different areas, and the constant state of living in fear that their homes could be demolished at any moment. The film also explores the relationship between Mustafa's family members, with particular emphasis on his son, who must come to terms with the reality of living in a divided land.

The movie showcases stunning cinematography that highlights the beauty of the land but also adds to the sense of isolation and despair felt by the people who call it home. The acting is superb, with Ali Suliman delivering a powerful and nuanced performance that captures the desperation, frustration, and determination of a father fighting for his family.

Despite its serious subject matter, "200 Meters" has moments of humor and tenderness that provide needed relief from the tension. The dialogue is punchy, powerfully transmitting the emotions and feelings of the characters to the audience.

Overall, 200 Meters is an emotive and thought-provoking film, expertly balancing intense emotions with moments of compassion and humor. It is as educational as it is entertaining, shedding light on a complex and bitter conflict that has haunted the region for decades. It is a must-watch movie for people who want to get a deeper understanding of the situation on the Palestinian border.

200 Meters is a 2022 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 36 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2.

Where to Watch 200 Meters
200 Meters is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent 200 Meters for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.
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    7.2  (2,081)