Alas


Sam Spiegel
Sam Spiegel

The day Pasqual, a Peruvian migrant worker, decides to distance himself from his wife and move to Jerusalem, is the day before the ninth birthday of their son Luca. Pasqual sets out on a journey across the new city to find a birthday present for his son.


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Alas
Written and Directed by: Miky Wajnerman
Fic. 14 min, 2020, 2k, Color
Production: The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School - Jerusalem (JSFS)
Language: Spanish, Hebrew, with English subtitles
Cast: Yossi Sadot, Santiago Rivas


The day Pasqual, a Peruvian migrant worker, decides to distance himself from his wife and move to Jerusalem, is the day before the ninth birthday of their son Luca. Pasqual sets out on a journey across the new city to find a birthday present for his son. The failed attempts of the helpless father in the difficult reality of immigrant life lead Pasqual to understand that he must make a painful concession in order to bring happiness to his son on the most important day of the year.


FESTIVALS: 
Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, 2020