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
  • Length
    98 min.
  • Language
  • Original Title
    Eyes of a Thief
  • International Title
    Eyes of a Thief
  • Production Year
  • Production Countries
    Iceland, France, Palestine, Algeria
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
  • Color
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English subtitles

Company Credits


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