Loss


Sam Spiegel
Sam Spiegel

38-year-old Azriel is a seasoned worker at the Chevra Kadisha, the Jewish ritual burial society, has to now deal with a loss of his own as his wife's pregnancy is abruptly terminated. As strict Jewish law forbids any physical contact between the couple, a chasm is opened between them and threatens their delicate state, leaving Azriel with a job that seems to be taking over his life.


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Loss
Written and Directed by: Yossi Ollech
Fic, 14 min., 2019, Color
Production: The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School - Jerusalem (JSFS)
Language: Hebrew, with English subtitles
Cast: Roy Asaf, Alma Dishi, Yehuda Olami-Avital


38-year-old Azriel is a seasoned worker at the Chevra Kadisha, the Jewish ritual burial society, has to now deal with a loss of his own as his wife's pregnancy is abruptly terminated. As strict Jewish law forbids any physical contact between the couple, a chasm is opened between them and threatens their delicate state, leaving Azriel with a job that seems to be taking over his life.