Chasing Yehoshua
Regissør: Shay Fogelman
( Israel)

A MURDERER / Human-hunting for radical settlers from the West Bank turns into a gifted psychological portrait of a tormented soul.


One morning in 2004, everything went really wrong. Palæstinenseren Sael Jabara al Shatiyam was on the way in his old blue boxcar, a well used one Ford Transit. Previously, he had lost his job Israel, and he was now working on unofficial taxi driving West Bank. He had eight passengers in the car when he spotted an Israeli checkpoint on the road. Convinced that the soldiers would stop him, he did as Palestinians usually do: He took a dirt road to get around the checkpoint.

As he approached the main road again, Sael Jabara al Shatiyam had to speed up to cope with a steep climb through the gravel. He was seen by Yehoshua Elitzur from the radical settlement Itamar, which. . .

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