Summer, 2017. Sonia Nasir takes a break from the London theatre scene to visit her older sister Haneen in Haifa, and becomes involved in a production of Hamlet in the West Bank. The director Mariam’s grand vision of artistic resistance and Palestinian cultural unity leads her not only to involve elements from all over Palestinian society in her production, but also her brother Salim, a member of the Israeli parliament, whose contribution leads rapidly to his suspension from the Knesset and draws the attention of the Israeli state to the theatrical project—with dramatic results.
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