The Barbeque People


Drama
Drama

The Ida family is celebrating Israel's 40th independence day. Around the barbeque, a story of two generations unfolds taking us from Iraq, where the parents new their first loves and losses to New York, where their children get entangled in an awkward murder. The strings of this strange encounter lead back to the Mediterranean port city of Ashdod, where the family is trying to come to terms with its past and carve its way into the future.


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The Barbeque People
A Film by: David Ofek & Yossi Madmoni
(Israel, 2003, 89 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles, Cast: Raymonde Abecassis, Yigal Adika, Victor Ida, Dana Ivgy, Makram Khoury)

The Ida family is celebrating Israel's 40th independence day. Around the barbeque, a story of two generations unfolds taking us from Iraq, where the parents new their first loves and losses to New York, where their children get entangled in an awkward murder. The strings of this strange encounter lead back to the Mediterranean port city of Ashdod, where the family is trying to come to terms with  its past and carve its way into the future.

FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS
• Mar del Plata Film Festival - Best Script Award
• Tblisi International Film Festival
• Istanbul Film Festival
• Vancouver Jewish Film Festival
• Boston Film Festival

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