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The Band's Visit

2007 Rated PG-13 1hr 27m

When an Egyptian police brass band travels to Israel to play at the opening of an Arab arts center, the group ends up abandoned and lost in a remote desert town, igniting a charming cross-cultural comedy. Defying expectations, the tiny Israeli community embraces the musicians, and both the Egyptians and the locals learn a few things about one another -- and themselves. This witty foreign-language film nabbed the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes.

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Movie Details

2008 Independent Spirit Awards®
  • Best Foreign Film nominee
Brief strong language
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Hebrew: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; photo gallery; making-of featurette.