Amir I. Wolf studied film & television at Tel Aviv University, and has directed several short films and plays in the Gesher Theater. Wolf also teaches film directing in a liberal arts high school in Tel Aviv. Fire Birds is his first feature as a director and scriptwriter, and he will be discussing his film at UKJF 2015.
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- Amir I. Wolf
- Gila Almagor, Oded Toemi, Mali Levy, Mariam Zohar, Amnon Wolf
- 112 min
Winner of an Israeli Academy Award in 2015 and nominated for nine others, Amir Wolf’s electrifying directorial debut is an intelligent and pacey thriller with screen-stealing performances from Israeli stars Gila Almagor and Mali Levi. After the body of an elderly man is discovered in a river with a mysterious tattoo, a young police detective is persuaded to take on the case. Cleverly entwining past and present, this is an intriguing and engrossing film that keeps you guessing until the final moment.
Nominated: 10 Ophir Awards including Best Director
Nominated: Best First Fiction Feature – Montreal World Film Festival