Parents Mohammad Bakri
Role Theater Actor
|Name Saleh Bakri|
Years active 2007–present
Siblings Adam Bakri, Ziad Bakri
|Born 1977 (age 37–38)Bi'ina, Israel|
Movies Salvo, The Source, The Band's Visit, The Time That Remains, Salt of this Sea
Similar People Mohammad Bakri, Adam Bakri, Annemarie Jacir, Ziad Bakri, Elia Suleiman
Saleh Bakri :"I am optimistic in the long term".
Saleh Bakri (Arabic: صالح بكري, Hebrew: סאלח בכרי; born 1977) is a Palestinian theater and film actor. He began his career in the theater. Saleh is the son of actor and film director Mohammad Bakri, brother of actors Ziad and Adam Bakri.
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- Theater and film career
Salvo itw saleh bakri actor 52nd semaine de la critique
Theater and film career
Bakri performed in Death and the Maiden directed by Juliano Mer-Khamis.
In 2007, he appeared in his first two films: The Band's Visit and Salt of this Sea by Annemarie Jacir, which premiered at Cannes in 2008. "Salt of this Sea" was Saleh Bakri's debut performance in an Arab film and went on to be Palestine's official submission for the Academy Awards. "The Band’s Visit" also won numerous prizes and awards. The following year he portrayed Elia Suleiman's father Fouad in The Time That Remains.
In 2011, he appeared in Radu Mihaileanu's movie The Source alongside Leïla Bekhti, Hafsia Herzi, Biyouna, Sabrina Ouazani and Hiam Abbass.
He was the protagonist of Sharif Waked's work To be continued in 2009 portraying a Palestinian martyr who reads what was supposed to be the text that testifies to his approaching obliteration but emerges instead as tales from A Thousand and One Nights. Other projects include Laila's Birthday by Rachid Masharawi, playing a small role next to his father, Annemarie Jacir' second movie When I Saw You and a short movie titled Fireworks directed by Italian director Giacomo Abbruzzese. He played the eponymous protagonist in the Italian thriller Salvo (film), which won the Critics' Week Grand Prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. In 2015 Bakri appeared at the Royal Court Theatre in the play 'Fireworks' by Palestinian playwright Dalia Taha, about two families living under siege in Gaza