An intriguing tale of romantic obsession in present-day Tel Aviv. The beautiful Michal Zuaratz stars as a young female photographer infatuated with a stranger whose image she accidentally captures on film.
Love at Second Sight
A Film by: Michal Bat-Adam
(Israel, 1999, 91 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles, Cast: Michal Zoharetz, Yossi Yadin, Natan Cogan, Alon Aboutboul, Sami Huri, Dvora Bertonov, Davida Karol, Ruth Gueler)
After photographing a dramatic situation on the streets of Tel Aviv where a man is threatening to jump off a roof, Nina, a twenty-year-old news photographer, becomes infatuated with the image of a young man she accidentally captures on film in the crowd. Without knowing why, she begins to search for him. As the search becomes an obsession, her friends and colleagues try in vain to dissuade her, but Nina has fallen in love with the face in her photograph and cannot live without finding him. The film also parallels a tender past relationship with her photographer grandfather who was her confidant and mentor.