Our Father

 

Director -  Meni Yaesh

 

2016, Hebrew

Israel, France

12 Nominations Israeli Academy Awards
- Best Actor Award
- Best Editor Award
Hamburg Film Festival 2016 - competition
Jerusalem Film Festival 2016 - competition, Best Actor
L.A Israel Film Festival, Miami Jewish FF, Atlanta JFF, East Bay JFF,
Houston JFF, Yesh! JFF, Detroit JFF, Boca Raton JFF, Festival du Cinéma Israélien, Toronto JFF, JCC Manhattan, SERET,
Montreal Israeli FF, JCC Manhattan, LigthHouse Int'l FF... 

 

 

Cast: Moris Cohen, Rotem Zisman Cohen, Haim Zanati, Alon Dahan,Herzl Tobey

 

This is a story of fatherhood.

Ovadia is the strongest and most violent doorman of Tel Aviv night clubs.

He has no fear of anything and he never lost a fight . His biggest dream is to become a father, he and his wife Rachel are trying to get pregnant for almost five years.  

A small time gangster named Shalom Rozental sees a great potential in Ovadia. Ovadia sees this as great option to start an expensive treatment for his wife.

As soon as Rachel gets pregnant, he decides to stop working for Shalom.
It's not that easy.

 
Script: Meni Yaesh
Photography : Ram Shweky
Editor: Shira Arad
Art Director : Eyal Elhadad