A tale of friendship between two men, one Jewish and the other Arab, as the state of Israel is being created.
Genre – Drama
Executive Producer – Walter Josten
Director(s) – Elie Chouraqui
Blue Rider’s Role – Executive Producers and arranged bridge financing
Distributor(s) – Canal Plus and Haut et Court (France), Samuel Goldwyn Films (U.S.)
Release Date – 2006
Synopsis – This historical drama meticulously re-creates the struggles surrounding the creation of Israel. Two young American friends–one Jewish and one Palestinian–are significantly impacted by the battles between Zionists and Arabs for control of Jerusalem. Told from three alternating points of view–Israeli, Palestinian and British, it shows the risks and sacrifices of both sides as they fight for their homeland.
O Jerusalem page on Internet Movie Database
O Jerusalem trailers at universcinema.com
O Jerusalem trailer in French
Official site (in French)
six other trailers in various formats
English language site at Samuel Goldwyn Films