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The Attack

  • Jacob Burns film center 364 Manville Road NY 10570 (map)
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The Attack is the thrilling adaptation of pseudonymous Algerian writer Yasmina Khadra’s controversial novel. On the eve of being honored for his career as a highly regarded Palestinian Surgeon working in Israel, Dr. Amin Jaafari (Ali Suliman) rushes back to the hospital to operate on the victims of a suicide bomb attack. Later that night he is called back to identify the body of the bomber, only to find out it's his wife. All falls apart as Amin has to question everything. His marriage, his career, his identify, his friends, all he ever believed in.

Director: Ziad Doueiri

RT: 102 mins

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