A Film by: Shemi Zarhin
(Israel, 1994, 100 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles, Cast: Alon Abutbul, Gila Almagor, Icho Avital, Alon Ben-Dror, Dana Berger)
A large family convenes to celebrate the Passover Eve Feast. During the meal several dramas take place along with suspicious looks and restrained smiles. Everyone is there, but a dark cloud casts its shadow over the night.
Izhar, the youngest son of Yona and Michael, is missing. Another son tries to get back at his wife for divorcing him. Michael behaves suspiciuosly and Yona suspects him of cheating on her while, in fact, he is preparing a wonderful surprise.
This is a sad comedy, the stories of which intermingle, creating a human yarn which is both funny and painful.
AWARDS, FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS
• Winner of the script award - Montreal Film Festival
• Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema
• Vancouver Jewish film festival
• Contra Costa Israel Center