Across the Line

  • Israel
  • Short
  • 2017
  • 29 min.
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Across the Line

  • Israel
  • Short
  • 2017
  • 29 min.

Synopsis

Hananel, a young religious Jew, is hurrying home for Shabbat. An unexpected encounter with Mundir, an unwanted and stubborn Palestinian hitchhiker, leads Hananel on a series of mix-ups that eventually teaches him a lesson in communication, friendship and love.

Credits

Director(s)

Nadav Shlomo Giladi

Producer(s)

Saar Yogev, Naomi Levari

Script

Zuriel Melchior

Cinematography

Giora Bejach

Editor

Tal Keller

Cast

David Shaul, Jalal Masrwa, Nizar Hamra, Ghassan Ashkar, Mohamed Name

Original Language

Hebrew

Subtitles

English, Hebrew

Produced with the help of

Makor Foundation for Israeli Films, NFCT

Sound designer

Shahaf Wagshall

Photo Credit

Giora Bejach

  • Winner

    Jury Award for Best Short Film
    Stonybrook Film Festival
    2017

Festival Highlights

Stonybrook Film Festival, USA , 2017

Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2017

Haifa International Film Festival, Israel , 2017

Other Israel Film Festival, USA , 2017

  • "Across the Line" benefits from fine performances from its two leads and Giora Bejach's pristine lensing for the film. Ronnie Reshef also contributes lively, energetic original music for the film that is perfectly suited to the film's witty dialogue and physical comedy.
    Richard Propes, "The Independent Critic"

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