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O Jerusalem

A tale of friendship between two men, one Jewish and the other Arab, as the state of Israel is being created.

Genre - Drama

Executive Producer - Walter Josten

Director(s) - Elie Chouraqui

Blue Rider's Role - Executive Producers and bridge financier

Distributor(s) - Canal Plus and Haut et Court (France), Samuel Goldwyn Films (U.S.)

Release Date - 2006

Synopsis - This historical drama meticulously re-creates the struggles surrounding the creation of Israel. Two young American friends--one Jewish and one Palestinian--are significantly impacted by the battles between Zionists and Arabs for control of Jerusalem. Told from three alternating points of view--Israeli, Palestinian and British, it shows the risks and sacrifices of both sides as they fight for their homeland.

O Jerusalem page on Internet Movie Database

O Jerusalem trailers at

O Jerusalem trailer in French

Official site (in French)

six other trailers in various formats

English language site at Samuel Goldwyn Films

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