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Drama, Thriller, Social Issues

Screwdriver (Mafak)

After fifteen years of imprisonment, Ziad struggles to adjust to modern Palestinian life as the hero everyone hails him to be. Unable to distinguish reality from hallucination he unravels and forces himself to go back to where it all began.


Screwdriver (Mafak)


Palestinian director Bassam Jarbawi's debut feature film tackles the physical and emotional toll of one man's return home after 15 years in an Israeli jail.

  • Director Bassam Jarbawi
  • Writer Bassam Jarbawi
  • Producers Shrihari Sathe, Yasmine Qaddumi, Bassam Jarbawi
  • Cast Ziad Bakri, Areen Omari, Jameel Khoury, Yasmine Qaddumi
  • Runtime 108mins
  • Country Palestine/USA/Qatar

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