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About In Between

Year Released:
2016
Genres:
Drama
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Lalia, Salma, and Nur share an apartment in the vibrant heart of Tel Aviv. Lalia, a criminal lawyer with a wicked wit, loves to burn off her workday stress in the underground club scene. Salma, slightly more subdued, is a DJ and bartender. Nur is a younger, religious Muslim girl who moves into the apartment in order to study at the university and is both intrigued and intimidated by her roommates. When Nur’s conservative fiancé visits, he is horrified by her secular friends and entreats Nur to leave Tel Aviv and assume her rightful role as a wife. She refuses, and his violent rebuttal leaves all of the women shaken. Salma and Lalia also face turmoil: Lalia has found love with a modern Muslim man whose acceptance proves less than unconditional, and Salma discovers her Christian family in a northern Galilean village is not as liberal as they claim. These three very different women find themselves doing the same balancing act between tradition and modernity, citizenship and culture, fealty and freedom. Contains mature content, including strong language, drug references, and a brief scene depicting rape. In Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles. (2K DCP Presentation)

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