Murder at Cinema North

  • Documentary
  • 2020
  • 75 min.

Murder at Cinema North

  • Documentary
  • 2020
  • 75 min.

Synopsis

In 1957, young Holocaust survivor Tommy Blitz tries to rob the Cinema North cashier. While escaping, he kills Italian-Jewish engineer Fidia Fiatelli, standing in the ticket line. The murder shocks the young State of Israel. After a failed escape from jail, Blitz asks the forgiveness of Fiatelli’s widow, Heinkeh, a music teacher born in Germany -- a Christian drawn to Buddhism. She decides to forgive him. But the murder and the terrible secret of Blitz’s mother, who collaborated with a Nazi agent during the Holocaust, continue to haunt the lives of Blitz and Heinkeh, until their tragic end.

Credits

Director(s)

Avida Livny

Producer(s)

Shula Spiegel, Yaron London

Script

Avida Livny

Cinematography

Avner Shahaf

Editor

Yoni Kohen

Original Language

Hebrew

Subtitles

English

Sound Designer

Amnon wallman

Festival Highlights

Docaviv, Israel , Official Competition , 2020

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