Films screening at this event

God of the Piano

original title
אלוהי הפסנתר
Director
Itay Tal
Cast
Ron Bitterman, Andy Levi, Shimon Mimran
Country
Israel
Year
2019
Duration
80 min

A thoroughly absorbing psychological drama from Israeli director Itay Tal. When Anat, the scion of a distinguished musical family, learns that her new born baby might become deaf, she decides in a moment of madness – or extreme clarity – to do the unthinkable, hoping that this will allow her to keep the family’s dream intact. This nuanced and suspense filled  debut explores familial expectations, overpowering ambitions and the sacrifices we are willing to make in order to fulfil them. 

Official Selection – International Film Festival Rotterdam 2019

“Elegantly chilling drama.” – Screen Daily

Winner, Best Actress – Jerusalem Film Festival 2019
Nominated, Big Screen Award – Rotterdam International Film Festival 2019
Nominated, Grand Jury Prize – Santiago International Film Festival 2019
Nominated, Best Film – Buenos Aires International Festival 2019

 

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