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Kiss Me Before It Blows Up! ©Kiss Me Before It Blows Up!

KINO/21 German Film Festival
Kiss Me Before It Blows Up!

Germany | 2020 | Colour | 105 mins
In English, German, Hebrew, Arabic with English subtitles

Genre: Comedy
Director: Shirel Peleg
Screenplay: Shirel Peleg
Cast: Moran Rosenblatt, Luise Wolfram, Rivka Michaeli

WINNER Berlin Jewish Film Festival 2020 – Gershon Klein Award, Special Prize for Best German Film on a Jewish Theme
FESTIVAL Karlovy Vary 2020, Filmschau Baden-Württemberg 2020

Kiss Me Before It Blows Up! ©Kiss Me Before It Blows Up!


A subversive love story between clashing cultures and families, KISS ME BEFORE IT BLOWS UP is a romantic misadventure crossing all borders. When two generations of Israeli women fall for a German woman and a Palestinian man, chaos follows. What happens with lovers who don't fit but do belong together? When Maria lands in Tel Aviv from Germany and arrives at her lover Shira's apartment, one small misstep starts a romantic journey of mythic proportions as Shira accepts a non-proposal of marriage. Upon meeting, their two families immediately collide over a shared historical past and the prospect of a combined future, while the second pair of lovers unexpectedly reflect yet another wide gap romance must bridge. Now it's Shira's fiercely independent, sardonic grandmother Berta's turn to test the very limits of love, conflict and circumstances.

Screening Schedule

15.10.2021 (Fri), 7:30 PM (Opening Film)
Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre
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16.10.2021 (Sat), 7:50 PM
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