Summer Story

  • Israel
  • Feature
  • 2005
  • 74 min.

Summer Story

  • Israel
  • Feature
  • 2005
  • 74 min.

Synopsis

Gal a 12 year old is the village mailman in the summer of 1982 and infatuated with a beautiful, but sickly 19 year old Chaya who corresponds with soldiers in the Lebanon War. Out of jealousy Gal destroys a photo sent to her by a soldier. When Chaya's illness worsens, Gal goes to Lebanon to photograph the soldier himself. A sensitive and touching coming of age story.

Credits

Director(s)

Shmuel Peleg Haimovitch

Producer(s)

Dikla Barkai and Yav Roeh

Cinematography

Shay Goldman

Editor

Gila Cohen

Original Music

Yonatan Bar-Giora

Cast

Aya Koren, Kosta Kaplan

Production Designer

Yoel Hertzberg

Production Company

Sumsum Productions

Photo Credit

Dikla Barkai and Yav Roeh

Festival Highlights

Berlinale, Germany

  • The most beautiful and gentle childhood film which was ever made in Israel
    Time Out Israel

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