THE FAREWELL PARTY

MITA TOVA

By Sharon MAYMON, Tal GRANIT

2-TEAM PRODUCTIONS - as PROD

Black comedy - Completed 2014

A compassionate dark comedy. Ezekiel and his fellow pensioners decide to assist their dying friend end his life in dignity. They construct a self-euthanasia device and exercise it successfully. When the word about the secret device spreads out, our friends realize they are up to a start-up…

Festivals
& Awards

Seminci Villadolid International Film Festival 2014
WINNER - The Golden Spike Award for Best Feature Film, The Best Actress Award for Levana Finkelstien and Aliza Rozen
Israeli Academy of Film and Television Awards 2014
WINNER - Best Male Leading Role, Best Cinematography, Best Sound Desighn, Best Makeup
Venice 2014
Public Choise Award, Brian Award
Toronto - TIFF 2014
Discovery
Germany HOF International Film Feastival 2014
Discovery
Rotterdam IFFR 2014
Discovery
Haifa International Film Festival 2015
WINNER - The Israeli Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor in an Israeli Film for Ze'ev Revach, The Best Actress Award for Levana Finkelstien
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Black comedy
    • Countries
    • ISRAEL, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • HEBREW
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Sharon MAYMON, Tal GRANIT
    • Writer(s)
    • Sharon MAYMON, Tal GRANIT
    • Producer(s)
    • Haim MECKLBERG (2-Team Productions), Estee YACOV-MECKLBERG (2-Team Productions), Talia KLEINHANDLER (Pie Films), Osnat KEREN (PIE FILMS), Moshe EDERY (UNITED KING FILMS LTD), Leon EDERY (UNITED KING FILMS LTD)
    • Synopsis
    • A compassionate dark comedy about life and death, and knowing when to say goodbye.
      Ezekiel and his fellow pensioners decide to assist their dying friend end his life in dignity. They construct a self-euthanasia device and exercise it successfully. When the word about the secret device spreads out, our friends realize they are up to a start-up… until the moment when Ezekiel's wife, Levana, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, asks him to use the device for her own benefit.
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