A young Palestinian man sitting atop rubble. | "Idol"/ Kino Lorber
Cinemondo: The Other Son

The Other Son

Two young men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, discover they were accidentally switched at birth.

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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2019-08-29T00:00:00-07:00

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