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Directed by | Hazim Bitar

Genre fiction  |  Length: 24mins  |  Year of production: 2010

In this short drama by the founding director of the Amman Filmmakers Cooperative, Younis (Jonah), decides to make one final tunnel run between the Gaza Strip and Egypt when things take a dangerous turn. Finding himself stranded underground, Younis ponders existential questions and reflects on the peculiar contradiction of being alive though buried beneath the earth...