Focuses on 13-year-old Mohammed Hejazi, a second-grade dropout the filmmaker encountered at the Karni crossing in the Gaza Strip, where Palestinian children often gather to throw stones.
Did You Know?
No tripods, lights or external microphones were used in this production. It is a completely "hand-held" film. 75 hours of material were filmed in the Gaza Strip over a period of 100 days to complete the production. See more
The 35mm theatrical release varies slightly from the VHS and DVD version: in the 35mm version an interview with the International Committee of the Red Cross has been removed from the ending. Also, a "melting" visual effect from the middle of the film is changed to a simple fade-to-white in the 35mm version. See more