Drawing on court transcripts of the trial involving the family and associates of suicide bomber Omar Khan Sharif, filmmaker Jonathan Hacker offers a detailed profile of the man who seemed to live a normal, moderate life before traveling with his friend to a popular Tel Aviv bar and detonating homemade bombs in an attempt to kill as many innocents as humanly possible. Just days before his death, Sharif received a chilling message from his sister encouraging him to carry out his grim mission without fear. In this film, Hacker draws a direct correlation between Sharif and Hanif's suicide bombing of a Tel Aviv nightspot, and the July 7, 2005, terrorist attacks on London. By exploring the accusations of incitement leveled at Sharif's sister, the rest of his family's complicity in the crime by not alerting authorities, and the typical suburban life led by the bomber before he became a deadly fanatic, Hacker offers a chilling look at the concept of the fully integrated terrorist while pondering just what it takes to transform a typical citizen into a biological bomb.
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