Three Palestinian men (Tarek, Omar, and Amjad) who have been friends since childhood pass through the all aspects of their struggle against downtrodden position of their nation facing different challenges and overcoming the obstacles on their sacred way to the free breath. Among various natural for national conflicts implications including double game and treachery of people the main characters run into interdependent relations not only because of their friendship and common idea but for the love of two of them (Omar and Amjad) for one girl Nadia, Tarek’s sister. This is the fact that shows contradictory human features of the main characters, namely: the love motivates Omar to struggle with more intense in order not to lose Nadia, and it makes Amjad to rat not only his friends but the opposition movement for the purpose to be with the girl.
One of the characteristics of the film is its symbolism which plays a great role in the ideological content. There are several symbols which impersonate the issue of forced and separated life of Palestinians (the wall) and the trick as a specification of the fight conduct (the parable about the way which is used by hunters for catching monkeys). As a matter of fact the symbols together with the recent theme help the director to make the film a burning one because its plot probably cannot leave anyone indifferent.
“Omar” is the drama that brightly shows the idea Palestinian identity and the desire to live free and without control of any other government but their own. It is notable on the moments when ordinary people support their opposition leaders and assist them in hiding or running from the Israeli police. They are so tired of dependent position that their only will is to bring their discharge as quick as possible. There is the reflection of some features of Palestinian culture in the film, that is, the way of