Eyes of a Thief
Eyes of a Thief

Eyes of a Thief

Tareq is released from an Israeli prison and returns to his hometown in Palestine, a place transformed by drastic changes and filled with secrets, to find his daughter. As secrets are uncovered, light is shed on the stifling nature of contemporary Palestinian society, while revealing Tareq’s hidden past. Inspired by true events.

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: February 21, 2015, Bíó Paradís
  • International Premiere Date: September 27, 2014, Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival
  • Genre: Drama
  • Length: 98 min.
  • Language: Arabic
  • Original Title: Eyes of a Thief
  • International Title: Eyes of a Thief
  • Production Year: 2014
  • Production Countries: Iceland, France, Palestine, Algeria
  • IMDB: Eyes of a Thief
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles: DCP, English subtitles



Company Credits


  • Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, 2014
  • Cairo International Film Festival, 2014
  • Brisbane Film Festival, 2014

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