Another Road Home (2004)

Another Road Home



Critic Consensus: This deeply personal, yet political, documentary about Israeli/Palestinian relations is quietly moving.

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In 1967, not long after the Israeli Six Day War, noted author Amos Elon had moved into a new home in West Jerusalem, and he and his wife decided to hire someone to help watch over their one-year-old daughter, Danae. Mahmoud "Musa" Obeidallah, a Palestinian, applied for the job and got it, and so in the midst of bitter conflict, Danae grew up being taken care of and tutored by a man who was supposed to be a political rival of her family. In her early twenties, Danae lost contact with Musa, but … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
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Written By: Danae Elon, Bryan Gunnar Cole
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On DVD: May 23, 2006
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All Critics (34) | Top Critics (21)

'From the milk we drank together, something of my blood, my life is in you,' Musa tells Danae, and explains more about this moving portrait than any political debate could.

Full Review… | October 21, 2005
Seattle Times
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Becomes an odd companion piece to the stunning Capturing the Friedmans, one of the most disturbing chronicles of family dysfunction ever documented.

Full Review… | June 23, 2005
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Slim, heartbreaking film.

Full Review… | June 17, 2005
Boston Globe
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The man at its heart is a 76-year-old Palestinian named Musa, and if he and we are never quite sure what the movie is truly about it's still a pleasure to make his acquaintance.

June 10, 2005
Detroit News
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Elon uses quiet and silence to great effect.

June 10, 2005
Detroit Free Press
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Layered, loving and deeply personal.

Full Review… | June 9, 2005
Chicago Tribune
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