Lies, secrets and gaps are revealed in this powerful story.


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Out of Sight

A Film by: Daniel Syrkin
(Israel, 2006, 87 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles, Cast: Tali Sharon, Assi Dayan, Sandra Sade, Yisrael Poliakov)

Ya'ara, 24 years old, is attractive, independent, confident and intelligent, and she has just begun her PhD in Mathematics at Princeton University. Ya'ara is blind. When she hears of her cousin Talia's suicide, she rushes back to Israel. They were best of friends and twin spirits. Talia saw for both of them, and was always the one who believed and led Ya'ara to believe, that in spite of her blindness, Ya'ara could see everything. Ya'ara joins Talia's family for the traditional 7-day mourning period "The Shiv'a" and there, she discovers the secrets of Talia's life and embarks on an investigation trying to discover the reason that led Talia to commit suicide. Lies, secrets and gaps are revealed in this powerful story. 


• Best Director and Best Cinematographer - Israeli Academy Awards 2005
• Cannes Film Festival
• Haifa International Film Festival
• Boston Jewish Film Festival
• Pacific Jewish Film Festival
• Washington Jewish Film Festival
• San Diego Jewish Film Festival
• Harrisburg Jewish Film Festival
• Desert Film Society
• Calgary Jewish Film Festival
• Cincinnati Jewish Film Festival
• Fairfield County Jewish Film Festival
• Cleveland Jewish Film Festival
• Central New Jersey Jewish Film Festival
• Phoenix Jewish Film Festival
• Contra Costa Israel Center
• Israeli Embassy in Singapore                                                                                                                                    • West London Synagogue 2021