Y., an Israeli filmmaker in his mid-forties, arrives in a remote village at the far end of the desert to present one of his films. There he meets Yahalom, an officer for the Ministry of Culture, and finds himself fighting two losing battles: one against the death of freedom in his country, the other against the death of his mother.
Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes Film Festival. The movie was also presented at the Toronto Film Festival.
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Aviv Aldema, Marina Kertesz, Bruno Mercere
Avshalom Pollak, Nur Fibak
Judith Lou Lévy
Les Films Du Bal, Pie Films, Komplizen Film GMBH
Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, in 1975. He studied philosophy at the University of Tel Aviv and film at the Sam Spiegel Film & Television School, in Jerusalem. He made the short films Border Project (2004), Road (2005) and Emile’s Girlfriend (2006). His feature film debut, Policeman (2011), won the Special Jury Prize at the Locarno International Film Festival. After that, Lapid directed The Kindergarten Teacher, exhibited at the 38th Mostra, and Synonyms (2019, 43rd Mostra), winner of the Golden Bear and the Critic’s Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival.