God’s Neighbors

  • Israel, France
  • Feature
  • 2012
  • 98 min.
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God’s Neighbors

  • Israel, France
  • Feature
  • 2012
  • 98 min.

Synopsis

Rules must be followed. For the “supervisors” of a Bat Yam neighborhood in Israel, this means ensuring that women are dressed appropriately, that people respect Shabbat, or that Arabs from Jaffa don’t enter the neighborhood with music blaring from their cars. Avi, Kobi and Yaniv are young and know how to fight. Avi is their leader. The group’s dynamic is challenged when Avi threatens a young woman that doesn’t follow their rules, a woman he’s about to fall in love with…

Credits

Director(s)

Mani Yaesh

Producer(s)

Marek Rozenbaum, Jerome Bleitrach

Script

Meni Yaesh

Cinematography

Shabak Paz

Editor

Asaf Korman

Cast

Roy Assaf, Gal Friedman, Itzik Golan, Rotem Ziesman

Original Language

Hebrew

Subtitles

English

Produced with the help of

CNC, Israeli Film Fund

Broadcaster

Yes, Reshet

Sound designer

Matthieu Vigouroux

Photo Credits

Lital Nidam, Daniel Kaminsky, Marek Rozenbaum, Jerome Bleitrach

  • Winner

    PRIX SACD (Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers) Award
    Cannes Film Festival Critics’ Week
    2012
  • Winner

    Best Actor Award to Roy Assaf
    Jerusalem Film Festival
    2012
  • Winner

    Pirchi Family Award
    Jerusalem Film Festival
    2012
  • Winner

    Best Actor
    Ophir Awards
    2012
  • Winner

    Best Supporting Actor
    Ophir Awards
    2012

Festival Highlights

Cannes, France , 2012

Warsaw International Film Festival, Poland , 2012

Reykjavik International Film Festival, Iceland , 2012

Malatya International Film Festival, , 2012

Hamburg Film Festival, Germany , 2012

  • Forceful, moving, spiritual
    Variety
  • Convincing & involving
    The Hollywood Reporter

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