Lost Islands (Iyim Avadim)
Director: Reshef Levy
Cast: Michael Moshonov, Oshri Cohen, Yuval Sherf
Awards: 4 Israeli Academy Awards (2008)
Duration: 90 minutes
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles
Erez and Ofer, twin brothers, battle with family loyalty and personal desire in this story of sibling rivalry.
A rift develops between the two, compounded by them both falling in love with the new girl in town. When Ofer causes an accident, his guilt forces him to leave home. Erez, left to support the broken family, steals Erez’s true love.
Lost Islands, described as an Israeli American Graffiti, was the most successful film in 2008, and returns to the Israel of the 1980s and a time of relative innocence.