By Matan YAIR

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Drama - Completed 2017

17-year-old ASHER has always been the impulsive troublemaker at school. While his strict father sees him as a natural successor to his scaffolding business, Asher forges a special connection with his literature teacher Rami and begins to see new possibilities for himself.

& Awards

Awards of the Israeli Film Academy 2017
Won, Best Supporting Actor (Ami Smolartchik), Nominated for Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor (Asher Lax), Best Supporting Actor (Yaacov Cohen), Best Editing, Best Casting
Jerusalem FF 2017
Won, Aaron Emanuel Award for Best Cinematography, Won Haggiag Award for Best Israeli Feature & Best Actor (Asher Lax)
Philadelphia Film Festival 2017
Nominated, Archie Award for Best First Feature
Zurich FF 2017
Nominated, Golden Eye for Best International Feature Film
ACID Cannes Film Festival 2017
Era New Horizons - Poland 2017
Toronto - TIFF 2017
Raindance Film Festival 2017
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • HEBREW
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Matan YAIR
    • Writer(s)
    • Matan YAIR
    • Producer(s)
    • Stanislaw DZIEDZIC, Leon EDERY, Moshe EDERY, Gal GREENSPAN, Roi KURLAND, Naama MANOR
    • Synopsis
    • 17-year- old ASHER has always been the impulsive troublemaker, from primary school, all through junior high and high school. It's hard for him to concentrate in class, and he is compelled by a lot of rage and violence; yet he is also endowed with a considerable amount of charm and street wisdom. While his strict father sees him as a natural successor to the family's scaffolding business, Asher finds a different masculine role model in his gentle literature teacher Rami and forges a special connection with him. Torn between the two worlds, Asher looks for a chance for a new life and new identity. When a sudden tragedy occurs, he has to take the ultimate test of maturity.
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