As the poet said (2009)

Origin: Lebanon | Documentary | Director: Nasri Hajjaj | 59 minutes


An evocative and lyrical paean to the life and times of late Palestinian
poet Mahmoud Darwish, this thoughtful film sees director Nasri Hajjaj
(Shadow of Absence) taking us on a journey through Darwish's life. He tours
the cities and towns the poet lived in, meeting contemporaries, writers and
lovers of his work while overlaying this mosaic of memories and reflections
with readings of Darwish's works throughout. This heartwarming tribute is a
fitting epitaph to a man whose words and dreams have inspired generations.


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