PREVIEW: It Must Be Heaven (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Elia Suleiman (Divine Intervention), Ali Suliman (Paradise Now), François Girard (Last Night), Gael García Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries), Nancy Grant (film debut), Guy Sprung (Looking for Leonard), Kwasi Songui (Swamp Devil), Stephen McHattie (The Entitled), Raïa Haïdar (Rosalie), Alain Dahan (Pieces of a Woman), Vincent Maraval (Love), Grégoire Colin (Full Contact)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Elia Suleiman (The Time That Remains), director, writer, producer; Martin Hampel (Soy Nero), Thanassis Karathanos (Smuggling Hendrix), Michel Merkt (Toni Erdmann), Serge Noël (Games of the Heart), Zeynep Ozbatur Atakan (The Wild Pear Tree), Laurine Pelassy (The Salt of Tears) and Edouard Weil (Climax), producers; Sofian El Fani (Blue is the Warmest Colour), cinematographer; Véronique Lange (Divine Intervention), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

ES (Suleiman) leaves his native Palestine behind, hoping to make a new life for himself in other parts of the world. However, it seems that everywhere he goes, the same problems that he faced in Palestine seem to keep happening to him, which always reminds him of his homeland…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Palestinian filmmaker Elia Suleiman returns with this somewhat meta comedy in which he plays a fictional version of himself getting into a number of interesting situations across the world, all while finding a new place to call home.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 18TH JUNE 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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