This film from leading Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai takes a serious look at the troubling world of Middle Eastern prostitution. Forced against their wills into a world of sex trafficking, the women of PROMISED LAND stick together and form bonds of friendship despite being treated as property.
WINNER: Cinema for Peace Award at Venice Film Festival. NOMINEE: Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival.
France, Israel, UK | Arabic, Hebrew, Russian, English, German | 2004 | 88 min