Out in the Dark

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Out in the Dark
Out in the Dark.jpg
Directed by Michael Mayer
Release dates
  • September 7, 2012 (2012-09-07) (Toronto)
  • February 28, 2013 (2013-02-28) (Israel)
Country Israel
Language Hebrew, Arabic

Out in the Dark (Hebrew: עלטה‎) is an Israeli drama film which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2012 and in Israel in the Haifa International Film Festival in October 2012. It is the directorial debut of Michael Mayer (מיכאל מאיר).[1][2][3][4]

The film tells the story of the relationship between Roy, an Israeli lawyer and Nimr, a Palestinian psychology student. The film was released commercially in Israel on February 28, 2013.

The film has won more than 25 awards.[5]


  1. ^ King, Susan. "'Out in the Dark' director brings Palestinian-Israeli affair to light". latimes.com. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Barnes, Henry. "Out in the Dark – review". theguardian.com. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray. "Review: Out in the Dark". israelfilmcenter.org. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Rooney, David. "Out in the Dark: Toronto Review". hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  5. ^ http://www.outinthedark.com/

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