Dir. Guy Nattiv and Erez Tadmor (100min, Israel, 2014)
Hebrew and Greek with English Subtitles
OPENING NIGHT SPONSORED BY THE JACOB & CHARLOTTE LEHRMAN FOUNDATION
In the latest feature from the directors of Flood (Mabul), A Matter of Size, and Strangers, a 78-year-old Greek-born atheist (Makram Khouri, Ophir-winner for Best Actor) and his estranged Hasidic rapper son travel from Israel to Greece searching for the magician who saved his father’s life during World War II.
Their Adriatic road trip involves much familial bickering but also has moments of affection, humor, and good will as father and son reconnect during their adventure.
Free Parking at the Town Square Garage (801 Ellsworth Drive), 2 blocks from the theater and across the street from the Opening Night Party.
Born in 1974, Erez Tadmor Is a writer/director from Tel-Aviv, Israel. His First feature “Strangers” (with Guy Nattiv) was based on the short accepted to the Sundance in 2007. A Matter of Size, his second film, (Directed with Sharon Maymon) was overweight people relating to their bodies through the world of sumo. A Matter of Size Won in Audience Award at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2009, and Best Comedy at Traverse City Film Festival.
-The Hollywood Reporter