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Amos Gitai

2014 || 88 mins || Color || in Yiddish || Feature

WORLD SALES

Agav Film

FESTIVALS / AWARDS

Venice 2014 – Out of Competition

SYNOPSIS

World War II. Tsili, a young Jewish woman, hides in the forest after her entire family is deported to the camps. Escaping the savagery of the war zone, she finds refuge in nature and builds a nest for herself. One day, Marek discovers her nest. The young man addresses her in Yiddish and settles in the nest with Tsili. When the war ends, Tsili is left alone. She wanders until she finds a group of people near the coast, waiting for a boat that will take them to another land…

Inspired by Aharon Appelfeld’s novel. A film by Amos Gitai, acclaimed director of KADOSH, KIPPOUR and FREE ZONE.

CAST

Sarah Adler
Meshi Olinki
Adam Tsekhman
Lea Koenig