arrow
copy to clipboard

Palestine Marathon

Original title
Palestine Marathon
Year
Running time
59 min.
Country
Denmark Denmark
Director
,
Screenwriter
Simon Caspersen, Johan Blem Larsen
Music
Philip Halloun
Cinematography
Mads Jørgensen
Cast
Producer
Jørgensen Caspersen, Søn, JJ Film, Filmværkstedet, Danmarks Radio
Genre
Documentary
Official Site
https://www.facebook.com/palestinemarathonmovie
Synopsis / Plot
Two Danish women decide to organise the first international marathon ever in Palestine. However, the two women have no idea how to arrange a run, Palestine doesn’t even have the 42,195 kilometres needed for an official marathon because of the Israeli occupation, and shortly before a United Nations race in Gaza was cancelled when the militant group Hamas refused to allow women to participate. The organisers therefore need the help of the president of Palestine’s Olympic Committee, Jibril Rajoub, who has been in Israeli jails for several years convicted of terrorism. Nevertheless the two main characters decide to jump head-first into it and
they end up creating Palestine’s biggest sports event to date. The film takes the audience behind the scenes and shows how two Danish women single-handedly manage to put this historic event together and at the same time create a movement for Palestinian women who start tying their running shoes for the very first time.
Movie Soulmates' ratings
Register so you can access movie recommendations tailored to your movie taste.
Friends' ratings
Register so you can check out ratings by your friends, family members, and like-minded members of the FA community.
Is the synopsis/plot summary missing? Do you want to report a spoiler, error or omission? Please send us a message.
If you are not a registered user please send us an email to info@filmaffinity.com

All copyrighted material (movie posters, DVD covers, stills, trailers) and trademarks belong to their respective producers and/or distributors.

For US ratings information please visit: www.mpaa.org www.filmratings.com www.parentalguide.org
FAQs | Privacy policy / use conditions | Privacy configuration
© 2002-2019 Filmaffinity - Movieaffinity | Filmaffinity is a movie recommendation site based on the concept of Movie Soulmates.
We are an independent movie lovers club worldwide with 646.000 users + 133.000.000 ratings. Not related to any Media or Corporation.
All Rights Reserved | Movie Soulmates™ is a Registered Trademark