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When Pigs Have Wings

After a tempest, fishermen do not find only fish in their nets. That is what happens to Jafaar, a poor fisherman who lives poorly in Gaza. And what he hauls in is really upsetting : imagine that, a pig! An unclean animal judged im ...

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Title: When Pigs Have Wings
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Cast: Sasson Gabai, Baya Belal, Myriam Tekaïa, Gassan Abbas
Release Date: 1970-01-01
Production Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Directed By: Sylvain Estibal
Film Duration: 98
Production Year: 2011
Distributor: Studio Canal UK

Synopsis: After a tempest, fishermen do not find only fish in their nets. That is what happens to Jafaar, a poor fisherman who lives poorly in Gaza. And what he hauls in is really upsetting : imagine that, a pig! An unclean animal judged impure not only by the Faith of Islam but also by the Jewish religion. Determined to get rid of the animal, Jafaar tries desperately to sell it, first to a United Nations official, then to a Jewish colony where Yelena raises pigs not for their meat but for security reasons. Of course, going unnoticed in the company of a "forbidden" animal, among his Palestinian brothers, past Israeli soldiers and under the scrutiny of Islamic fundamentalists is no bed of roses and a series of misadventures await Jafaar....

When Pigs Have Wings

Title: When Pigs Have Wings
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Cast: Sasson Gabai, Baya Belal, Myriam Tekaïa, Gassan Abbas
Release Date: 1970-01-01
Production Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Directed By: Sylvain Estibal
Film Duration: 98
Production Year: 2011
Distributor: Studio Canal UK
Age Limit: 0+

Synopsis: After a tempest, fishermen do not find only fish in their nets. That is what happens to Jafaar, a poor fisherman who lives poorly in Gaza. And what he hauls in is really upsetting : imagine that, a pig! An unclean animal judged impure not only by the Faith of Islam but also by the Jewish religion. Determined to get rid of the animal, Jafaar tries desperately to sell it, first to a United Nations official, then to a Jewish colony where Yelena raises pigs not for their meat but for security reasons. Of course, going unnoticed in the company of a "forbidden" animal, among his Palestinian brothers, past Israeli soldiers and under the scrutiny of Islamic fundamentalists is no bed of roses and a series of misadventures await Jafaar....

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