Izidore Musallam

Adam & Eve



A loose retelling of the biblical story in contemporary settings. "Caution: If you have not sinned in your lifetime you will not relate to this story..."


Izidore Musallam -- 88’, English (Canada: 2003)

Foreign Nights



A Toronto teenager pursues a dream of becoming a creative dancer, to the consternation of her Palestinian immigrant parents. The father considers an arranged marriage to a man in their homeland to straighten his Canadianized daughter out.


Izidore Musallam -- 90’, English (Canada: 1989)

Heaven Before I Die


About the Film

A tale of life and love unfolding in Toronto where the handsome but sheltered Jacob arrives from Palestine. Culture shock sets in when Jacob is taken under the wing of petty thief and the beautiful Selma. When the young man's innocence meets the realities of modern life chaos ensues love fills the air and a special magic begins. Co-starring Omar Sharif with special appearances by Joe Bologna and Burt Young.



Izidore Musallam -- 98' (Canada: 1997)

Nothing to Lose



A young man who has learned early in life to fight for what he believes in must take on the city's crime lords single-handedly after they kill his father and the rest of his family. With no one left, he has nothing to lose.



Izidore Musallam -- 90' (Canada: 1994)