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Synopsis: Liran and Tali, a couple in their thirties who dream of having a child together, are one day told they will have to undergo fertility treatments. What seems simple at first turns out to be very complex. They discover that in order to be parents to a child, they will have to undergo a long journey full of hardships, with all the physical and mental difficulties that accompany it. Family pressures and of course the challenge it poses to the couple’s relationship. Will their love last?

AVAILABLE FOR 48 HRS STARTING SEPTEMBER 6th AT 8:00 PM

Sponsored by:
Sharon and Amir Ashkenazi
Noga and Israel Niv
Hagit and Oren Zeev

Hope you stay for a fascinating discussion with the director Erez Tadmor lead by Sharon Ashkenazi

The interview recording will be available for viewing in the “Post Film Discussions” section, located under the “2020 FEATURED FILMS” section, on the Home page.

Genre

Drama, History, Africa, War, Human, PoC, Society

Rated

Sexual Content

Language

Hebrew

Run Time

90 minutes

Subtitles

English

Starring

Roy Assaf
Nely Tagar

Directed by

Erez Tadmor

Produced by

Aviv Ben-Shlush

Director's Statement

Before I went into writing the script, I thought my story is too personal, I thought the suffering my wife’s and I went through will mean nothing to average moviegoers. But the experience was too great to ignore so I wrote and directed a short (22min) film (Sirens- Ofir award winner for best short 2017) about of a couple undergoing fertility treatments, and suddenly realized people indeed showed great interest in the story and the film. The greatest surprise was to find out there are many more couples who went through fertility treatments and share the same emotion rollercoaster we experienced. So the idea of making a full-length film came naturally. Story telling was easy at first, for better or worse I just wrote real moments I felt were traumatic for me so my character was covered. Then I realized the task is too great so I added Actor/writer Roy Assaf, who also plays leading role in the film and together we built a story on going over a long period. Moreover, the deterioration in the relationship that comes with it. The film was written and directed from both perspectives my wife’s and me. I tried and hopefully with some success to be as modest and non-bombastic as possible, not seeking to be too much romantic but also show the comedy in all this, the comedy of life. I felt the need to stay on the ground, be communicative and very talkative at the eye level of the viewer. The film is about two characters who are trying to do just that in life and still stay in love.

Director's Bio

Born on 18th of January 1974 in Israel.
1995-2000- Graduate of Camera Obscura College of Arts in Tel Aviv.
Scriptwriting film direction and editing studies.

2019 – ART OF WAITING – Feature film. Director/writer.
2018 – SIRENS (20 min.) Best short Israeli academy award. Official selection of
“NUITS EN OR 2018”
2017 – HOME PORT- 85 min. feature film. Director/writer.
2015 – WOUNDED LAND – – 80 min. feature film director/ writer: Erez Tadmor
2014 – “MAGIC MEN” – 100 min. feature film directors & script writers: Erez Tadmor & Guy Nattiv
2014 – DEAR GOD – 13 Min,Directed with Guy Nattiv, Official selection of Santa Barbara and Clevland IFF.
2009 – “A MATTER OF SIZE” – 90 minute feature film.
Directors: Erez Tadmor & Sharon Maymon. Script Writers: Sharon Maymon & Dany
Solel.
2007 – “STRANGERS” (Zarim )
Directed and Screenplay by: Erez Tadmor & Guy Nattiv

Country of Origin

Israel

Production Year

2020

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