|Leem Lubany & Adam Bakri are star-crossed lovers in Omar|
But because he is a Palestinian living in the occupied West Bank, he has become a fighter.
The mistake in watching this movie is to fall back on good-guys, bad-guys stereotypes. It is a movie about one man, who is a lover not a warrior and what happens when he's pushed to become what he is not.
At times, this excellent film is difficult to watch. Omar is a man entrapped and, sometimes, imprisoned.
The shocking ending is all the more surprising because it is the logical, yet unexpected, conclusion.