Under a very strict military curfew Salah, a grieving father, sets out on the road to cross the Israeli border carrying his dead son Omar in a duffel bag. Miri, a pregnant single woman, decides to help him out at all costs while fending off the terrible heat.
A brief and tender journey where two lonely souls become partners for a few days.
Starring Kais Nashif (Tel Aviv on Fire, Paradise Now, Limbo), winner of Orizzonti Award for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival 2018.
Israel/France 2020 110mn 2.35:1 Hebrew & Arabic 1st Feature Film
Written and Directed by
Itai Tamir, Ami Livne (Laila Films)
Co-Produced by Da Prod France (Jérémy Sahel & Fred Bellaïche) and Roy Krispel
Cinematographer Matan Balalty
Editor Oz Gutman
Production Designer Tamar Gadish
Sound Designer Michael Goorevich
Roy Krispel was born in 1979.
2016 Broken Hearts Club
2014 Football in the Valley
2012 Kumasi – Haifa
Tokyo Premiere 2020 – World Premiere
Jewish IFF in Australia 2021
Moscow IFF 2021
Kiev (Molodist) IFF 2021
Pyeongchang Intl Peace FF 2021
Shanghai IFF 2021
Haifa Film Festival 2021 – Feature Film Competition
Ischia FF 2021 (Italy) – Awarded Best Director
Kazan FF 2021 (Russia) – Diploma of the Russian Guild of Film Critics
Tertio Millenio Film Festival (Rome) – Special Mention
IFFI GOA – World Panorama