Acre Dreams | חלומות עכו

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In bringing his autographical play to the Jewish-Arab city of Acre, a Palestinian theatre director Azam Salameh re-ignites more than the romance between his grandmother, the singer Layla and Dr Alfasi the last Jewish citizen who stayed in Acre during the War of 1947. Meeting resistance from both communities, the play comes under threat. 

Acre Dreams, a beautifully crafted film, nuanced and engaging, is based on a true love story, set during the last days of the British Mandate, and is the latest work from Daniel Wachsmann, writer, actor and one of Israel’s most prolific film and television documentary and drama producers and directors. 

  • Year
  • Runtime
    78 minutes
  • Language
    Hebrew, Arabic
  • Country
  • Premiere
    UK Premiere
  • Note
    English Subtitles
  • Director
    Daniel Wachsmann
  • Screenwriter
    Akad Orna, Daniel Wachsmann, David Wachsmann
  • Producer
    Tony Copti, Jiries Copti, Daniel Wachsmann
  • Cast
    Hitham Omari, Liraz Charchi, Daniel Wachsmann
  • Cinematographer
    Ofer Inov
  • Editor
    Daviv Rehinlib
  • Music
    Darwish Salem