Cold Frost and Sunshine


Sam Spiegel
Sam Spiegel

60-year-old Margherita is a lonely librarian at a high school in a rough neighborhood in Jerusalem. She has a special relationship with 17-year-old Nehorai, an abandoned student by his mother and is on the verge of being expelled. Margherita uses poetry to get through to Nehorai. However, her poetic world is confronted by reality.


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Cold Frost and Sunshine
Written and Directed by: Kara Vshemesh
Fic. 18 min, 2020, Color
Production: The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School - Jerusalem (JSFS)
Language: Hebrew and Russian, with English subtitles
Cast: Svetlana Demidov, Gavish Bonano, Ruthy Borenshtein,  Yoav Hait


60-year-old Margherita is a lonely librarian at a high school in a rough neighborhood in Jerusalem. She has a special relationship with 17-year-old Nehorai, an abandoned student by his mother and is on the verge of being expelled. Margherita uses poetry to get through to Nehorai. However, her poetic world is confronted by reality.


FESTIVALS: 

Jerusalem Film Festival, Israel, 2019

Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, Israel, 2020

International VGIK Festival, Moscow, Russia, 2020