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The Other Son (Le fils de l'autre)

Rated PG-13 105 min. 2012

As he prepares to join the Israeli army for his national service, Joseph discovers he is not his parents' biological son, but that he was inadvertently switched at birth with Yassin, the son of a Palestinian family from the West Bank. This revelation turns the lives of these two families upside-down, forcing them to reassess their respective identities, their values and their beliefs.

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Director: Lorraine Lévy

Writer: Nathalie Saugeon, Lorraine Lévy and Noam Fitoussi

Producer: Virginie Lacombe and Raphaël Berdugo

Cast: Emmanuelle Devos, Pascal Elbé, Jules Sitruk, Mehdi Dehbi, Areen Omari, Khalifa Natour, Mahmood Shalabi, Bruno Podalydès, Diana Zriek and Marie Wisselmann

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