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Zaytoun

HD   Unrated Closed Captioning

Eran Riklis

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About the Movie

In 1982, amid the Lebanese Civil War, Israeli pilot Yoni (Stephen Dorff) is shot down over Beirut and is taken prisoner by inhabitants of a Palestinian refugee camp. Among the captors is twelve-year-old Fahed, whose father obsessively tends to his prized, but sickly olive tree, refusing to replant it until the return to their ancestral land. Despite his deep-rooted hatred for Yoni, Fahed realizes he can use him to get past the border and into "Palestine" to plant his father's olive tree. The two embark on a harrowing and dangerous journey - one that tests the very boundaries of humanity. ZAYTOUN is a story of survival, reconciliation and friendship.

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Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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48%
  • Reviews Counted: 33
  • Fresh: 16
  • Rotten: 17
  • Average Rating: 5.5/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: In grabbing for the heart this one-size-fits-all fable sadly ignores the mind. – Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, Sep 19, 2013

Fresh: Given how much Zaytoun follows the playbook, the pic's portentous ending is extraordinarily subtle, and will resonate best with those who know the history of the region. – John Anderson, Variety, Sep 24, 2013

Rotten: It's just all too breezy to have any real effect. – Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times, Sep 26, 2013

Fresh: The film's facile message of cross-cultural unity owes more to fairy tale than reality, but the action is slick and the story gripping. – Stephen Dalton, Hollywood Reporter, Sep 23, 2013

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Customer Reviews

Fantastic!

I thought it was a great movie, brought tears to my eyes.

Beautiful

Reminds me that there is some good amidst the chaos of humanity.

A

Zaytoun means olive in Arabic. Olive the movie LOL

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  • $7.99
  • Genre: Independent
  • Released: 2013

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