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Directed by | Ossama Bawardi

Genre fiction  |  Length: 18mins  |  Year of production: 2011

Haneen, a woman in her mid 60s lives alone in a Palestinian city, estranged from her husband and son. Haneen, the name itself meaning �nostalgia�, waits daily for replies to letters that remain unanswered, living past and present in solitude. On befriending Salem, a boy from the neighborhood whom she finds stealing fruit in her garden, she appears to develop a new spark of life.

This allegorical, beautifully shot short is producer Ossama Bawardi�s directorial debut. His previous production credits include on >i>Paradise Now, Salt of this Sea, and (No) Laughing Matter.