Director: Samuel Maoz.
Cast: Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Yonatan Shiray, Karin Ugowski.
108 mins Germany, France, Israel,Switzerland, 2017.
A couple are informed that their son Jonathan has died in the line of duty in the Israeli army. As they come to terms with the news and prepare for the funeral, they’re informed that a horrifying mistake has been made. Meanwhile, we get a glimpse into Jonathan’s life manning an isolated checkpoint. He and his colleagues never know what will happen when a car pulls up to the barrier…
Venice Film Festival 2017.
Toronto International Film Festival 2017.
London Film Festival 2017.
Dublin International Film Festival 2018
Winner Grand Jury Prize, Venice Film Festival 2017
Graced by superb performances, especially from Ashkenazi and Adler, this gentle but devastating portrait bursts with integrity and tough honesty, even in its most lighthearted moments.
– Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post
Brilliantly constructed with a visual audacity that serves the subject rather than the other way around, this is award-winning filmmaking on a fearless level.
-Jay Weissberg, Variety.
Attendance at a single Screening €8 or Concession €6 on the door.