Majdi El-Omari



By: Addison Wylie Standstill seems straightforward enough with its plot involving a photographer overhearing and witnessing the brunt of a murder.  However, I believe, a lot of Majdi El-Omari’s story is up for interpretation.  Movie goers will pull details out of El-Omari’s screenplay and apply them to their own vision of Standstill. Elements of mysteries and road movies ring throughout the black-and-white movie.  Arihote (played by Atewenaron David Dearhouse) gives Wedad, the perplexed Palestinian murderer,…