Best Movies of Hiam Abbass

The Visitor (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $9.42M

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.


Etz Limon (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 148 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $0.57M

The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.


The Syrian Bride (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $0.38M

In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the...


Amreeka (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 144 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $0.62M

A drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian Christian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small town Indiana.


Satin rouge (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $0.23M

After the death of her husband, Lilia's life revolves solely around her teenage daughter, Salma. Whilst looking for Salma late one night, Lilia stumbles upon a belly dance cabaret and ...


Une bouteille à la mer (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $0.00M

Tal is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza. They were born in a land of scorched earth, where fathers bury their children. ...


The Nativity Story (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $37.62M

A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.


Free Zone (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 110 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 51 | Earnings: $0.03M

Two women embark on a road trip after they are brought together by circumstance. Rebecca (Portman) flees her hotel after a fight with her mother-in-law (Maura) and hails a taxi driven by Hanna (Lazlo).


Miral (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 108 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $0.37M

A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.


Kandisha (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 78 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Shattered by the loss of her child, Nyla Jayde, a brilliant criminal defense attorney, takes on a case involving a 14th century Moroccan legend, a vengeful spirit named "Kandisha".


Bab el shams (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 77 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

In the beginning was Palestine, and the story of Younes (Orwa Nyrabia) began, known as Abou Salem, known as the Man... See full synopsis »


Ali, Rabiaa et les autres (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 77 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

In the 70's, Ali, Rabiaa, Driss, Abdellah anh Hamid a group of friends grow up in a heavy world of drugs... See full synopsis »


La source des femmes (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 74 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favors if their men refuse to fetch water from a remote well.


Azur et Asmar (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 74 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Once upon a time there were two children nursed by same woman. Azur, a blonde, blue-eyed son of a noblewoman and Asmar, the dark skinned and dark-eyed child of the nurse. As kids, they ...


The Swallows of Kabul (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 73 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Summer 1998, Kabul in ruins is occupied by the Taliban. In love despite the daily violence and misery, Mohsen and Zunaira want to believe in the future. But a senseless act by Mohsen will upset their lives forever.


Insyriated (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 73 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper lies in wait outside her home. This nerve-wracking study of life in Damascus won an Audience Award at Berlinale.


Nadia et Sarra (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 73 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

The movie focuses on the relationships between women: those of friends, housekeeper/servant, student/teacher, and particularly the relationship of mother and daughter as they experience the...


À mon âge je me cache encore pour fumer (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Fatima, a strong-minded woman, is the lead masseuse of a hammam in Algiers. This is 1995 and the situation is tense in the capital. The day ahead promises to be hectic for all, and for ...


L'aube du monde (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

The Mesopotamian Marshes, at the delta of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, in the south of Iraq. This is where Mastour and Zahra grow up... See full synopsis »


L'ange de goudron (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Newly-arrived Ahmed tries to integrate his family to the canadian society, while attempting to control his son's life orientation.



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