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The Reason Why
Dir.: Julie Shles | 95 minutes

The Reason Why

Israel 2021 | 95 minutes | Hebrew | Hebrew, English subtitles

Suleiman El-Abid was sentenced to 27 years in jail for the rape and murder of Hanit Kikos, based on his confession alone. A few days after reenacting the crime he retracted his confession and has been claiming innocence ever since. Did he receive a fair trial or did the justice systems incriminate him to whitewash their own failures?