Picture from Paradise Now
Overall B

Growing up in a Palestinian refugee camp, Said (Kais Nashef) and Khaled (Ali Suliman) agreed to die as martyrs if ever they are asked. When the request comes, the young men are forced to seriously consider their promise and to decide what they are willing to live or die for.

Violence B
Sexual Content A
Profanity C-
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material and brief strong language.

Paradise Now

The most recent home video release of this movie is March 20, 2006. Here are some details…

Related home video titles:

Cultural-based films can give viewers insight into other societies. In Whale Rider, a young Maori girl in New Zealand challenges century-old customs concerning tribal leadership. In Rabbit-Proof Fence, government officials take three Australian Aboriginal children from their community in an effort to improve their future. Escaping from the institution, the girls begin a 1500-mile journey back to their homes. The Iranian film Children of Heaven gives a glimpse into the domestic life of a meager-income family struggling to make ends meet.