The Taste of Apples is Red

  • Competition German Premieres - Audience Award

  • Premiere in Germany

  • 2022

  • Language: Hebrew

  • Subtitles: English

  • Israel

  • Drama, Mystery

  • 01:23:00

In the Druze mountain villages between Syria and Israel, Kamel, a respected leader, must make an almost impossible choice between family and duty when his estranged brother returns from exile to the Golan Heights after 47 years. The Druze are a sect that split from Islam almost a thousand years ago. The Druze, have preserved their independent culture and managed to keep most elements of their religion secret. Although monotheistic, the Druze faith is based on a mixture of Abrahamic religions, Greek philosophers and elements of Eastern beliefs, such as a strong belief in the reincarnation of human souls. The Taste of Apples is Red is one of the first cinematic glimpses into the Druze’s top-secret way of life.

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