It Must Be Heaven, which is Palestine’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 92nd Academy Awards, is comprised of comic vignettes set in Paris, Nazareth, and New York. The pic investigates the meanings of being in exile, and the absurdities of nationalism, normality, and identity: A church in Nazareth with a door that won’t open. A deserted Paris. A New York supermarket with as many guns as fresh produce.
It Must Be Heaven is repped by CAA Media Finance and Wild Bunch for the U.S. rights.
Suleiman’s best-known work, Divine Intervention, won the Jury Prize and International Critics Prize at the