Le fils de l'autre

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,220,807Details
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Synopsis

Joseph, an 18-year-old musician preparing to join the Israeli army for his mandatory military service, lives at home in a comfortable suburb of Tel Aviv with his parents, France-born physician Orith and Israel-born army commander Alon Silbers. A blood test for Joseph’s military service reveals that he is not their biological son; during the Gulf War Joseph was evacuated from a clinic along with another baby; both were given back to the wrong families. While the Palestinian Joseph went to Tel Aviv with the Silbers, their actual Jewish son, Yacine was brought to the West Bank by the Arab couple, Said and Leila. The revelation turns the lives of the two families upside-down, forcing them to reassess their respective identities, values and beliefs.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
80% - Certified Fresh
Audience
78% - Upright

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: October 26th, 2012 (Limited) by Cohen Media Group, released as The Other Son
Video Release: March 19th, 2013 by eOne
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for a scene of violence, brief language and drug use.
(Rating bulletin 2234, 8/22/2012)
Keywords: Israeli Palestinian Conflict, Mistaken Identity, Palestinian, Unexpected Families, Jewish, Switched At Birth
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Haut et Court, Rapsodie Productions, France 3 Cinema, Madeleine, Solo Films, France Television, Useful Productions, Sofica Hoche Artois Images

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Cast

Emmanuelle Devos    Orith
Pascal Elbe    Alon
Jules Sitruk    Joseph
Mehdi Dehbi    Yacine
Areen Omari    Leila
Khalifa Natour    Said
Mahmood Shalabi    Bilal
Bruno Podalydes    David

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Lorraine Levy
Screenwriter    Nathalie Saugeon
Screenwriter    Lorraine Levy
Screenwriter    Noam Fitoussi
From an idea by    Noam Fitoussi
Producer    Virginie Lacombe
Producer    Raphael Berdugo
Associate Producer    Eric Amouyal
Production Management    Tony Copti
Production Management    Frederic Grunenwald
Line Producer    Itai Tamir
Cinematographer    Emmanuel Soyer
Sound    Jean-Paul Bernard
Production Designer    Miguel Markin
Production Designer    Eytan Levy
Costumes (Israel)    Rona Doron
Costumes (France)    Valerie Adda
Editor    Sylvie Gadmer
Casting    Michael Laguens
Music    Dhafer Youssef

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/10/26 30 $125,691   41 $3,066   $125,691 3
2012/11/02 27 $153,309 +22% 50 $3,066   $330,423 10
2012/11/09 29 $135,885 -11% 53 $2,564   $521,987 17
2012/11/16 32 $91,888 -32% 48 $1,914   $678,279 24
2012/11/23 36 $79,252 -14% 35 $2,264   $793,784 31
2012/11/30 33 $57,864 -27% 40 $1,447   $877,933 38
2012/12/07 38 $55,978 -3% 43 $1,302   $963,591 45
2012/12/14 39 $49,905 -11% 39 $1,280   $1,042,648 52
2012/12/21 39 $36,599 -27% 31 $1,181   $1,105,874 59
2012/12/28 48 $20,704 -43% 17 $1,218   $1,160,006 66
2013/01/04 52 $16,927 -18% 13 $1,302   $1,199,098 73
2013/01/11 60 $10,720 -37% 8 $1,340   $1,220,807 80

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