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Rabies

A Film by: Navot Papushado & Aharon Keshales
(Israel, 2010, 90 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles, Cast: Lior Ashkenazi, Ania Bukstein, Menashe Noy, Danny Geva, Henry David, Ofer Shecter, Yael Grobglas, Ran Danker, Liat Har Lev)

Fresh from its successful run at Tribeca's official Cinemania Competition and winning the Critic's Award at the Fantasporto FF comes Rabies, Israel's first-ever horror flick. 

Shot in 19 days on a shoestring budget, this gruesome slasher pays homage to its American B-movie roots with a winking, camp-heavy script and an impressive A-list cast.

A brother and sister in their twenties, run away from home after their dark secret is discovered. They find temporary refuge in a deserted nature reserve. When the sister falls into a hunting trap, set by a psychotic killer, the brother sets out in a race against time to rescue her. A forest ranger and his old dog, two apathetic cops, four tennis players and a murderer will all be gradually drawn into a whirlwind of misunderstandings, fears and violence.

QUOTES
 
"Brilliantly devious, suspense filled…Rabies is a pleasure."  - Yair Reve, Cinemascope

"Refreshing, exciting, funny…as sharp a skewer." - Uri Klein, Haartez

"Perfectly directed, cruel, entertaining and surprising all at once. Marks a milestone in the history of the Israeli cinema industry. " - Yoni Binert,, Rating Magazine

"A cool film that finally makes Israeli film seem cool." - Oren Shamir, Ha-Eer (The City)


AWARDS, FESTIVALS & SCREENNINGS

• Fantasporto – Winner of the Critic's Award
 Tribeca – Official Cinemania Competition Selection
 Best Feature - Mile High Horror Film Festival, Denver
 Israel Film Festival New York
 Edinburgh
 San Francisco Jewish (July/Aug 2011)
 Puchon (Pifan) (July 2011)
 Fantasia (July 2011)
 Rosebud Fantasy (Aug 2011)
 Frightfest UK(Aug 2011)
 Sitges (Oct 2011)
 Nightvisions (Oct 2011)
 Screamfest LA (Oct 2011)
 Stockholm (Nov 2011)
 AICE - Australia
 Russel JCC - Miami Beach
 Hong Kong JFF
 Toronto JFF
 UK JFF
 East Bay JFF
 Atlanta JFF
 Austin JFF
 Denver JFF
 Tampa Bay JFF
 Filmisreal - Amsterdam Israeli FF
 AICE - Australia
 Pittsburgh  JFF
 Israeli Embassy in Cyprus 2013

 
 
 
Screening fee:  $600.00

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