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  • When I Saw You (2012)
  • Not Rated
    98 min | Drama
When I Saw You (2012)
Not Rated
98 min | Drama

1967. The world is alive with change: brimming with reawakened energy, new styles, music and an infectious sense of hope. In Jordan, a different kind of change is underway as tens of thousands of refugees pour across the border from ...See more1967. The world is alive with change: brimming with reawakened energy, new styles, music and an infectious sense of hope. In Jordan, a different kind of change is underway as tens of thousands of refugees pour across the border from Palestine. Having been separated from his father in the chaos of war, Tarek, 11, and his mother Ghaydaa, are amongst this latest wave of refugees. Placed in "temporary" refugee camps made up of tents and prefab houses until they would be able to return, they wait, like the generation before them who arrived in 1948. With difficulties adjusting to life in Harir camp and a longing to be reunited with his father, Tarek searches a way out, and discovers a new hope emerging with the times. Eventually his free spirit and curious nature lead him to a group of people on a journey that will change their lives. When I Saw You is the story of people affected by the times around them, in search of something more in their lives. A journey full of adventure, love, humor, and the desire to be free. A story of the human spirit that knows no borders. Written by Lamma Shoftak Co. See less
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Annemarie Jacir (screenplay)
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Jan 15, 2014 (United States)

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49 cast members
Name Known for
Ruba Blal
Ghaydaa Ghaydaa   See fewer
Anas Algaralleh
Mr. Nasser Mr. Nasser   See fewer
Ali Elayan
Abu Akram Abu Akram   See fewer
Ahmad Srour
Touissant Touissant   See fewer
Firas Taybeh
Majed (as Firas W. Taybeh) Majed (as Firas W. Taybeh)   See fewer
Husam Abed
Al Arabi Al Arabi   See fewer
Mahmoud Al Hayek
City Boy 1 City Boy 1   See fewer
Ahmad Al Muhaisan
City Boy 2 City Boy 2   See fewer
Ayoub Al Nahhas
Young Man Young Man   See fewer
Yazan Al Rousan
Abu Hadeed Abu Hadeed   See fewer
Yahya Alabdallah
George Al Nabulsi George Al Nabulsi   See fewer
Rawd Amr
Givara Givara   See fewer
Hamada Atallah
Imwas Refugee Imwas Refugee   See fewer
Kamal Awad
Mustafa Mustafa   See fewer
Emna Ben Rejeb
City Girl 2 (as Peeka) City Girl 2 (as Peeka)   See fewer
Mais Darwazah
Soup Line Woman Soup Line Woman   See fewer
Dehnert Elspeth
Foreign Journalist Foreign Journalist   See fewer
Walaa Eltiti
Actress Actress   See fewer
Sushi Firas
Abu Shibriyeh Abu Shibriyeh   See fewer
George Irshaid
Darbuka Cheeks Boy Darbuka Cheeks Boy   See fewer
Bashi Kasawneh
Blue Eyed Fighter / Poser (as Bashar Al-Kasawneh) Blue Eyed Fighter / Poser (as Bashar Al-Kasawneh)   See fewer
Beesan Khalifeh
Dabkeh Leader Dabkeh Leader   See fewer
Taher Kosa
Man in Line Man in Line   See fewer
Waleed Laham
Ibn Khaldoun Ibn Khaldoun   See fewer
Suha Najjar
Madame Nura Madame Nura   See fewer
Hala Qattan
Haneen Haneen   See fewer
Ali Ramahi
Ahmad Ahmad   See fewer
Waleed Ramahi
Waleed Waleed   See fewer
Amin Safi
Welcoming Charity Worker Welcoming Charity Worker   See fewer
Jawhar Salim
Organization Recruiter Organization Recruiter   See fewer
Lara Sawalha
Ayisha Ayisha   See fewer
Hamdi Shawqi
Taimur al Safadi Taimur al Safadi   See fewer
Hala Shishany
Peasant Woman Peasant Woman   See fewer
Amer Zacarneh
The Algerian The Algerian   See fewer
Nadine Zureikat
City Girl 1 City Girl 1   See fewer
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