In Between – Review
Released – 2016 IMDb Rating – 7.4/10 Genre – Drama
Portsmouth Film Society Rating –
“Some people live in palaces, but God knows what their life is like inside…”
Faith vs Independence… Family vs Fulfilment
In Between is a story of three Palestinian women who each struggle to fit two completely different cultural lifestyles within their daily lives. Freedom and repression, religion and secularism, and the past vs the future.
Mouna Hawa (Laila) features as a chain-smoking, big drinking personality, alongside Sana Jammalieh (Salma) who is a gay aspiring DJ, and Shaden Kanboura (Nour) who is a strait-laced and studious cultural girl.
Despite at first glance, it may look like the three woman all have different lifestyles and unique ambitions, but scratch the surface of their lives, and the problems each face are not so dissasimilar.
Witness this thrilling drama as the three women struggle to fit their free lifestyles with their strict cultural traditions!