The Milky Way (1997)

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1964, a village in Galilee. The Mukhtar collaborates with Israeli military rule. Someone is forging work permits, and the Mukhtar's son and a steady metalsmith, Mahmud, want to marry the ... See full summary »

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26 August 2004 | yanivli
| every event occur because of the "milky way"
I saw "the milky way" with an inner conflict, but at the end of this film I understand the deepest point of the story: the origins of everything is outside our will. Every event occur because of the "milky way". Even the stronger persons (the Israeli commander or the leader of the village) are taken by the forces of the fate. You can understand the love, justice, and politics only if you understand this principal rule. And because this fatalism - the movie is very sad. All the figures in the film are suffered. It's a mix of love, politic, national, familiar, and individual tragedies. Of course: it's very obvious that the film was made only by Arabs, but the end of the film show that the real problem is the impotent of all to be out of this fate.

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$1,098 (USA) (24 January 1999)


$1,098 (USA) (24 January 1999)

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