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IN SYRIA

IN SYRIA REVIEWED

“In Syria” follows a mother trying to save her neighbors by turning her home into a barricade. When armed thugs infiltrate the building, will the barricade hold to keep them safe? For a World Cinema film, the feature plays fast and tight. The action is never overdone, but keeps the drama popping quite high. I do agree with some other viewers who say that the film puts a human face on the Syrian crisis. But, it’s also removed enough to play like a suspense movie.

The acting is amazing and it makes me want to see more movies by Hiam Abbass. This was quite a treat and I love that Film Movement brought this one to the masses.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Short Film

A/V STATS

  • 1.78:1 standard definition transfer
  • Dolby 5.1

RELEASE DATE: 6/19/18

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