The Last Poet


Sam Spiegel
Sam Spiegel

On Russian New Year's Eve, Misha wanders between houses of Russian immigrant celebrants in Kiryat Gat. Dressed as Santa Claus, he reads poetry to his guests in an attempt to repay a major debt. Misha’s daughter Sivan, already settled in Israel, is embarrassed by her father's appearance. When she discovers his plan to leave Israel and return to Ukraine, they are forced to reexamine their relationship.


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The Last Poet
Written and Directed by: Dina Zilberg
Fic. 17:00 min, 2016, HD, Color
Production: The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School - Jerusalem (JSFS)
Language: Hebrew & Russian with English subtitles


On Russian New Year's Eve, Misha wanders between houses of Russian immigrant celebrants in Kiryat Gat. Dressed as Santa Claus, he reads poetry to his guests in an attempt to repay a major debt. Misha’s daughter Sivan, already settled in Israel, is embarrassed by her father's appearance. When she discovers his plan to leave Israel and return to Ukraine, they are forced to reexamine their relationship.

FESTIVALS:
Haifa
International Film Festival, Israel, 2016;