Miral

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Watch the movie trailer for the drama ‘Miral’, starring Freida Pinto, based on the autobiographical novel of the same name by Rula Jebreal. Miral is assigned to teach at a refugee camp where she is awakened to the reality of the Palestinian refugees. When she falls for Hani, a political activist, she finds herself torn between the First Intifada of her people and her teacher Hind’s belief that education is the road to peace.

Miral movie poster
  • Release Date: March 25, 2011 (NY, LA)
  • Studio: The Weinstein Company
  • Genre: Drama, Adaptation
  • Director: Julian Schnabel
  • Screenwriter: Rula Jebreal
  • Official Website: Miralmovie.com
  • Starring: Hiam Abbass, Freida Pinto, Alexander Siddig, Omar Metwally, Yasmineal Al Massri, Ruba Bial, Willem Dafoe, Vanessa Redgrave
  • Running Time: 1 hr. 54 min.
  • MPAA Rating: (PG-13) for thematic material, and some violent content including a sexual assault.

Plot Details

From Julian Schnabel, Academy Award nominated director of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Before Night Falls and Basquiat, comes Miral, the story of four women whose lives intertwine in the starkly human search for justice, hope and reconciliation amid a world overshadowed by conflict, rage and war. The story begins in war-torn Jerusalem in 1948 when Hind Husseini (HIAM ABBASS, The Visitor, Amreeka) opens an orphanage for refugee children that quickly becomes home to 2000 orphans. One of the children is seventeen year old Miral (FRIEDA PINTO, Slumdog Millionaire) who arrived at the orphanage 10 years earlier, following her mother’s tragic death. On the cusp of the Intifada resistance, Miral is assigned to teach at a refugee camp where she falls for a fervent political activist, Hani (OMAR METWALLY, Munich, Rendition) and finds herself in a personal battle that mirrors the greater dilemma around her: to fight like those before her or follow Mama Hind’s defiant belief that education will pave a road to peace.

Movie Trailers

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