: Alon ZingmanCast
: Reymond Amsalem, Orly Silbersatz, Shmil Ben AriAwards
: Best Debut (Haifa): Ecumenical Award (Mannheim-Heidelberg)Duration
: 90 minsLanguage
: Hebrew & SpanishCountry
In the course of a single day, a car accident impacts on the lives of the protagonists of four separate stories.
Oshri’s joy at returning home after two years travelling around South America is cut short.Collected from the airport by her father, a moment’s distraction on a quiet shortcut home results in a fatal accident.
In Ikilov Hospital, nine year-old Raffi is facing a belated circumcision. Abandoned as a young boy, Dr Iadin has no time or patience for his estranged father who reappears looking for atonement for his actions. Thirty-something Hava Cohen has unexpectedly discovered the name and address of her biological mother.
Four narratives are quietly but forcefully brought together by tragedy and circumstance. A fascinating, richly detailed social portrait, everyday lives are turned upside down in a film that won director Alon Zingman the best debut feature award at the Haifa International Film Festival.