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‘The Insult’: Controversial & Riveting Drama Steps Into The Minefield Of Palestinian-Christian Animosity [Review]


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‘The Insult’: Controversial & Riveting Drama Steps Into The Minefield Of Palestinian-Christian Animosity [Review]
The-Insult‘The Insult’: Controversial & Riveting Drama Steps Into The Minefield Of Palestinian-Christian Animosity [Review]

Although Ziad Doueiri’s punchy and history-shrouded drama “The Insult” theoretically turns on the saying and refusal to apologize for two simple words, there is so much guilt and fury riddled context behind those words that they quickly become irrelevant. A Lebanese filmmaker (“West Beirut,” “The Attack”) who frequently focuses his eye on the disputatious legacy of his region’s recent history, Doueiri uses a seemingly minor conflict between two men over a gutter to show how his country’s tangled legacy of religious strife and balkanized political landscape can turn almost any interaction into warfare.


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