The Conductor

  • Israel
  • Series
  • 2018
  • 40 min.

The Conductor

  • Israel
  • Series
  • 2018
  • 40 min.

Synopsis

A world-renowned musician and orchestra conductor, abandons fame and fortune in order to return to the home he left 30 years ago, leaving behind a brilliant career and a beloved girlfriend. At home, he finds his father in a state of progressive Alzheimer’s, his only joy being able to sing in the local choir. When the choir’s conductor passes away, He decides to take his place. Unbeknownst to his family and closest friends, Noah is facing the toughest challenge in his personal and professional life, and the worse possible fate for a musician – he is going deaf.

Credits

Director(s)

Alon Zingman

Producer(s)

Abot Hameiri Barkai for yes Studios

Script

Ori Elon

Cinematography

Roey Roth

Editor

Gilad Ariel, Etty Li-Onn Zingman

Cast

Lior Ashkenazi, Dov Glickman, Leora Rivlin, Efrat Ben Zur, Shai Avivi, Dolev Mesika, Shira Hass, Noa Koler, Rike Schmid

Original Language

Hebrew

Subtitles

English

Broadcaster

yes TV

Sound Designer

Asher Goldschmidt

Festival Highlights

Rochester JCC, USA , 2019

Washington Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2019

  • The Conductor’ is touching, compassionate and empathetic. Each member of the choir has his own story and together they create a rich, colorful and emotional mosaic.
    Israel Hayom Newspaper
  • ... subtle, restrained and developing at a pace that is detached from the demand for a fast and furious binge. Accordingly, watching it encourages thought and analysis that is usually preserved for the literary world.
    Yediot Aharonot Newspaper
  • The Conductor’ is both melancholic and amusing, providing delicate treatment of the problems with which it deals
    HA’ARETZ Newspaper

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