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A House in Jerusalem

Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

Muayad Alayan / Feature Narrative / Palestine, Qatar / Original Language: Arabic, English, Hebrew / Interests: Drama, Fantasy, Psychological, Politics, Social Issues


Young Rebecca is forced to move with her father from the UK to Jerusalem, in the hopes that a new beginning can help her heal from her mother’s sudden death. Soon after settling into an old house in a neighbourhood known as the Valley of the Ghosts, a series of mysterious events begin and Rebecca is blamed. Diving deep into the mystery of the house and the mystical city of Jerusalem, Rebecca sets out on an enigmatic journey to discover what hides in the shadows of the house.


Muayad Alayan
Muayad Alayan, Rami Alayan
Muayad Alayan, Rami Alayan
Production Company
PalCine Productions

About the Director

Muayad Alayan is a film director, cinematographer and producer based in Palestine. His directorial debut ‘Love, Theft and Other Entanglements’ (2015), which he also produced, had its premiere in the Panorama section of the Berlin International Film Festival. It was nominated for the First Feature Award and has since been distributed in more than 20 territories. His first short film premiered at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in 2009 and went on to screen at more than 60 festivals. He also co-directed and produced the documentary ‘Sacred Stones’, which won the Al-Jazeera Channel Award in 2012.


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    Muayad Alayan

    PalCine Productions

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