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Ziad Doueiri

The Attack

Francis Levy | Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

One of the most interesting things about Ziad Doueiri's The Attack is the retrospection. The film is based on a novel by Yasmina Khadra and the many ...

What The Guardian Left Out: Six Arab Films That Cannot Be Missed

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

As someone who believes, perhaps misguidedly but never quietly, in the healing power of cinema and the ability of filmmakers to help bridge the divide, I could not imagine any list of Arab cinema that does not include these six modern masters.

Screenwriter Joëlle Touma Bridges Cinematic Worlds

Annette Insdorf | Posted 09.01.2013 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

While The Attack and Just Like a Woman are directed by men, they seem to respect the complexity of female identity in the Arab world.

Interview: Ziad Doueiri Talks About The Attack

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.24.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a novel by Yasmina Khadra, the film took Doueiri six years to bring to the screen, much of it spent trying to adapt the novel with collaborator Joelle Touma, his wife, and an almost equal period trying to find the money to film in Israel and Palestinian territories.

Movie Review: The Attack

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.18.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

No one, it is said, knows what goes on in someone else's marriage. Even more to the point, no one can know what's going on in another person's head.Those notions are among many at the crux of Ziad Doueiri's haunting, provocative The Attack.

For a Good Time in Los Angeles, COL COA!

Carine Fabius | Posted 06.16.2013 | Arts
Carine Fabius

On the same sad day, where the city of Boston fell victim to extreme violence, it is fitting that the first film I got to see was titled The Attack (L'Attentat in French), based on the international best-seller by Yasmina Khadra.