A Film by Orna Ben Dor
(Israel, 1994, 107 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles, Cast: Ania Bukstein, Michael Pelman, Eti Ankri, Shuli Rand, Rami Dannon)
Anna, 8 years old, and her older brother Jan, travel from war ravaged Europe to Israel after WW II.
Their only possessions are Anna's soiled teddy bear and a tattered photo of their lost mother.
As Anna wanders the refugee camp searching for her mother, who she hopes also escaped the Nazis, she meets all sorts of characters with painful and colorful stories of their own.
AWARDS & FESTIVALS
• Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival - Audience Favorite
• Ragazzi Bellinzona - Special Mention Prize
• Valencia International Film Festival
• Shanghai International Film Festival
• Gijon International Film Festival
• Torino International Film Festival
• Annonay International Film Festival