When Pigs Have Wings

After a tempest, fishermen do not find only fish in their nets. That is what happens to Jafaar, a poor fisherman who lives poorly in Gaza. And what he hauls in is really upsetting: imagine that, a pig! An unclean animal judged impure not only by the Faith of Islam but also by the Jewish religion. Determined to get rid of the animal, Jafaar tries desperately to sell it, first to a United Nations official, then to a Jewish colony where Yelena raises pigs not for their meat but for security reasons. Of course, going unnoticed in the company of a "forbidden" animal, among his Palestinian brothers, past Israeli soldiers and under the scrutiny of Islamic fundamentalists is no bed of roses and a series of misadventures await Jafaar.

Directed by: Sylvain Estibal
Genres: Comedy,
Production Company: StudioCanal,

When Pigs Have Wings -  - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 21-09-2011
  • Runtime: 98 Minutes
  • Popularity: 4.67
  • Vote Count: 72
  • IMDB Rating: 6.9
  • Budget: USD 0
  • Revenue: USD 0
  • Region: France ( FR ), Germany ( DE ), Belgium ( BE ),
  • Homepage: N/A






Photo Name Character
Sasson Gabai - Azwaad Movie Database Sasson Gabai Jafaar
Ulrich Tukur - Azwaad Movie Database Ulrich Tukur UN official
Baya Belal - Azwaad Movie Database Baya Belal Fatima
Gassan Abbas - Azwaad Movie Database Gassan Abbas Slim
Myriam Tekaïa - Azwaad Movie Database Myriam Tekaïa Yelena
Khalifa Natour - Azwaad Movie Database Khalifa Natour Hussein
Lotfi Abdelli - Azwaad Movie Database Lotfi Abdelli Young policeman
Zohar Wexler - Azwaad Movie Database Zohar Wexler Colony Soldier
Photo Name Department
Sylvain Estibal-Writing Sylvain Estibal Writing (Screenplay)
Sylvain Estibal-Directing Sylvain Estibal Directing (Director)
Benito Mueller-Production Benito Mueller Production (Producer)

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