The year is 1991. The beginning of the massive Jewish immigration wave from the USSR to Israel. 12 years old Misha is documenting his family's journey on a home-video camera.
The already traumatic immigration experience is enhanced up to absurd proportions, when the family's old aunt dies on the plane just before they reach the land of their ancestors.
Now, the family will have to go through various levels of bureaucracy with an immigrating corpse…

CAST

Ola
OLA SCHUR SELEKTAR

Gera
GERA SANDLER

Aunt Rosa
ROSA LIFSHITZ

Guest Star
IRIT KAPLAN

Dead body processing clerk
EIGAL ADIKA

Jewish Burial Services clerk
HAY DAVIDOV

Polish Clerk
ANABELLA YAACOV

Avinoam
ALEXANDER SHTENDLER

Anatoli (Immigrant)
VITALI VOSKOBOINIKOV

Special Security Officer
ALEX GOLTSEKER

Jewish Agency Worker
ERNEST ARANOV

Doctor
DAVID MECKLBERG

Ethiopian Immigrant
MEIR DASSA

 

CREW

Writer & Director
LEON PRUDOVSKY

Producers:
HAIM MECKLBERG
ESTEE YACOV-MECKLBERG

DOP
ISRAEL (SERGEI) FREEDMAN

Editor
EVGENY RUMAN

Line Producer
ORIET ELA LEVI

Sound designer
MICHAEL GUREVITCH

Production Design
SHARON EAGLE

1st. Assistant director
PINI TAVGER

Sound
SLAVA FRENKLAKH

Custum Design
NATALI KANEVSKY

Hair & Make-Up
ILAN ZAKAY

With the suppot of "The Backyard Project":
THE RABINOVICH FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS - CINEMA PROJECT
GESHER MULTICULTURAL FILM FUND
THE SECOND AUTHORITY FOR TV & RADIO (CHANNEL 2)

 

Awards:

Clermont-Ferrand ISFF 2013 - Youth Jury Award

Seoul International Drama Awards 2013 - Silver Bird

Golden Apricot - Yerevan IFF 2013 - Best Short Film

International Film Festival Nancy Lorraine - Grand Prix

Jameson Cinefest International Film Festival, Miscolk, Hungary – Best Short Film

NY Picture Start IFF 2013 – Best Short Film, Best Actress

New Jersey IFF 2013– Best Short Film

Tel Aviv SIFF 2013 - Best Independent Short

Panazorean IFF 2013 - Best Short Film, Audience Award, TV Acquisition Rights Award

Kaliber ISFF 35, Munich - Audience Award

Haifa IFF 2012 - Special Mention

17th Thai Short Film and Video Festival - Special Mention

Sao Paolo Short Film Festival - Audience Favorite

Vilnius Film Shorts 2013 - Special Jury Mention

35e CINEMED, Montpellier, France - Cinecourts Award (CINE+)

La Cabina IFF, Spain - Best Script

Drama, 30 Min.
Languages: Russian, Hebrew