Capsule


Sam Spiegel
Sam Spiegel

Can chronic pain be encapsulated, contained? Stuck at home in her grandmother's extravagant apartment with an out-of-tune piano, long-suffering Alice embarks on a hallucinatory journey towards freedom from pain, with musical accompaniment.


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Capsule
Written and Directed by: Snir Oznovich
Fiction, 14:30 min, 2020, Color
Production: The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School - Jerusalem (JSFS)
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles
Cast: Keren Berger, Uri Avrahami, Yehoyachin Friedlander


Alice is a young woman dealing with a mysterious chronic pain disease and living in seclusion in her deceased grandmother's extravagant apartment. On the day that Zamir, the piano tuner, comes to fix the old piano, Alice embarks on a journey between reality and hallucination in an attempt to find a cure - or relief for her pain. Meeting Zamir and witnessing him work on the piano will compel Alice to confront her deepest fears and will cause her to learn to accept herself.

A one location journey that tries to find value even in the darkest corners of life.