The Taste of Apples is Red

by Ehab Tarabieh

The Taste of Apples is Red


In the Druze mountain villages between Syria and Israel, Kamel, a respected sheik, must make an impossible decision between family and duty when his estranged brother returns to the Golan Heights after 47 years in exile.


Ehab Tarabieh Studied Classic Violin at the Damascus Conservatory for classical music and Film in Jerusalem. For the past decade, Ehab has been in charge of the video department at B'tzelem, documenting human rights violations in occupied Palestine. His previous short films have won numerous prizes, including Best Short FIlm at Doha Tribeca Festival for "The Forgotten" and a nomination for a European academy award for "Smile and the World will Smile Back". This is his first feature length film. 


2019 Of Land and Bread
2015 Smile and the World will Smile Back
2012 The Forgotten


Makram J. Khoury - Sheikh Kamel
Tarik Kopty - Mustafa
Rula Blal - Salma
Hussien Rumiah - Adeeb
Maisa Abd Elhadi - Muna
Suheil Haddad - Daud


Cinematographer Yaniv Linton
Casting Juna Suleiman
Line Producer Sana Tanous
Editor Ori Derdikman
Production Designer Rabia Salifiti
Wardrobe Designer Hamada Atallah
1st AD Boaz Pesenzon
Production Manager Bassel Tanous
Makeup Artist Mervat Hakroush
Sound Designer Yossi Applebaum
Sound Recordist Moti Hefetz
Original Score Anne de Boysson
Post Production Supervisor Noémie TJ Phillipson
Commissioning Editor Cooky Ziesche
Executive Producer Maya Scherr-Willson

Technical Data

Original Title: Ta'am al Tufah, Ahmar
International Title: The Taste of Apples is Red
Format: DCP / 2K / 2.39:1 / Color / 5.1
Length: 83 min
Original Language: Arabic
Countries of production: Israel, Germany
Production Companies: Anemos Productions
Co-production Companies: Match Factory Productions, rbb
With the support of: in association with The Post Republic, Israeli Film Fund, Leuchtstoff, Medienboard Berlin Brandenburg, rbb, No Fear Initiative in memory of Ronit Elkabetz, Israel Lottery Fund, Gesher

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