Pinchas

  • Israel
  • Short
  • 2008
  • 32 min.
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Pinchas

  • Israel
  • Short
  • 2008
  • 32 min.

Synopsis

Pinhas and his mother immigrated to Israel from Russia. The mother works long night shifts and spends her time with her lover, a married man. Pinhas is drawn to the warm and large religious family next door. Their daughter, who is the same age, and her older brother slowly introduce him to religion.

Credits

Director(s)

Pini Tavger

Producer(s)

Rafi Barbiro

Script

Pini Tavger

Cinematography

Shahar Gonen

Editor

Shai Rodogovsky

Cast

Evgenya Dodina, Anthony Berman, Yonatan Rozen, Michael Coresh

Original Language

Hebrew, Russian

Subtitles

English

Sound recordist

ni Elbar

Sound editing

Sharon Shama

Art director

Larissa Bliman & Hen Maimon

Produced with the help of

Tel-Aviv University Film & TV Dept., " Makor" film found, "Gesher" film found, Second Authority Channel of Israel.

  • Finalist

    Student Academy Awards
    Oscars
    2009
  • Winner

    Best Asian Film
    Beijing International Film Festival
    2009
  • Winner

    Grand Jury Prize for Best Short
    ONfilm fest
    2009
  • Winner

    Bronze Award
    Warsaw Jewish Motifs Film Festival
    2009
  • Winner

    Audience Award
    Brooklyn International Film Festival
    2009

Festival Highlights

New York Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2010

FIPA Biaritz, France , 2010

BeFilm The Underground Film Festival, USA , 2010

Woodstock International Film Festival, USA , 2009

Brooklyn International Film Festival , USA , 2009

Mecal International Short Film Festival, Spain , 2009

Hamburg International Film Festival, Germany , 2008

Montpellier International Film Festival, France , 2008

Beijing International Film Festival, China , 2008

Jerusalem International Film Festiva, Israel , Drama , 2008

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