Born in Jerusalem and Still Alive

  • Israel
  • Feature
  • 2019
  • 83 min.
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Born in Jerusalem and Still Alive

  • Israel
  • Feature
  • 2019
  • 83 min.

Synopsis

When he isn’t taking care of his elderly father, Jerusalem native Ronen Matalon offers guided tours of famous terror attack sites along Jaffa Road. During one of his tours, he meets Asia Mulan, and ex-Jerusalemite who moved to Barcelona. When Ronen is struck by her thirst for life, he falls in love with her, and becomes torn between the conflicting forces of life and death. A dark romantic comedy co-directed by David Ofek and Yossi Atia, who also stars in the main role.

Credits

Director(s)

Yossi Atia, David Ofek

Producer(s)

Eitan Mansuri, Jonathan Doweck, Roni Levy

Script

Yossi Atia

Cinematography

Shai Goldman

Editor

Noit Geva

Original Music

Eli Lulai, Baruch Ben Izhak, Marc Lazare (Rockfour Band)

Cast

Yossi Atia, Lihi Kornowski, Alik Shimonov, Itamar Rose, Taishi Tanaka, Ada Bachar, Ana Sgan-Cohen

Original Language

Hebrew, English

Subtitles

Hebrew, English

Sound Design

Itzik Cohen, Michael Ligum

  • WINNER

    Comedy Script Category Development Award
    The New Fund for Cinema and TV
    2012
  • WINNER

    Pitch Point Award
    Jerusalem International Film Festival
    2015
  • WINNER

    The Post Republic Cinemarket Post Production Services Award- Work-in-Progress Competition
    Haifa International Film Festival
    2018
  • 2nd PLACE

    Work in Progress Award
    The Sam Spiegel Int'l Film Lab
    2018
  • WINNER

    ARP Sélection France Distribution Award
    The Sam Spiegel Int'l Film Lab
    2018

Festival Highlights

Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel , Feature Competition , 2019

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