Interview: Eran Riklis

Kuhu Tanvir


It takes a master to tell the story of two nations that haven’t seen eye-to-eye in decades through a grove of lemon trees. Eran Riklis, the director of the Israeli film Lemon Tree, speaks to Wide Screen about this haunting film, his relationship with the Israeli and Palestinian governments, with the people, the need to tell a story and the bitter-sweetness of Lemon Tree.


Israel; Palestine; Middle Eastern Cinema; Film Practice

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