Abu Omar

by Roy Krispel

Synopsis

Synopsis

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), winner of Orizzonti Award for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival 2018.

 

Specifications

Israel  / France – 2020 – 110 min – HD – 2.35:1 –Hebrew & Arabic – In Post Production -First Feature

Written and Directed by

Roy Krispel

Produced by

Itai Tamir, Ami Livne (Laila Films)

Co-Produced by Da Prod France (Jérémy Sahel & Fred Bellaïche) and Roy Krispel

Cast

Kais Nashif

Shany Verchik

Mickey Leon

Hila Mezger

Crew

Cinematographer  Matan Balalty

Editor  Oz Gutman

Production Designer  Tamar Gadish

Sound Designer  Michael Goorevich

Bio-Filmo

Roy Krispel was born in 1979.

 

2016  Broken Hearts Club

2014  Football in the Valley

2012  Kumasi – Haifa