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Third Person

  • Israel
  • Documentary
  • 2015
  • 54 min.
  • Director(s): Sharon Luzon
  • Producer(s): Aurit Zmir "Gum Films"


Suzan was born with both male and female sex organs. When she was 5 months old, her parents decided she would be a female. She learnt about it only at the age of 35.

Ofer was born intersexual, too, but his parents decided against surgery and accepted him the way he was born. Is there a right to be an intersex? Most people don’t think so. Suzan and Ofer are on a mission to change it.

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Sharon Luzon


Aurit Zmir "Gum Films"


Sharon Luzon & Gilad inbar


Talia (Tulik) Galon


Gilad Inbar

Original Music

Roy Klener

Original Language

Hebrew, English


Hebrew, English

Produced with the help of

Mifal HaPais, Gesher Fund, Yes Docu


Yes Docu

Sound designer

Michael Emeth

Festival Highlights

  • Nominee

    Israeli Film and TV Academy Awards

London International Film Festival, UK, 2016

Seattle Transgender Film Festival, USA, 2016

Washington Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2016

MIX Copenhagen, Denmark, 2016

Göttingen International Ethnographic Film Festival, Germany, 2016

Mexico Jewish Film Festival, Mexico, 2016

Queerfilmfestival Bremen, Germany, 2016

Everybody's Perfect Film Festival, Switzerland, 2016

DocAviv International Film Festival, Israel, 2015


  • A shocking film... the director reveals the enormous pain involved in the denial and lies surrounding the hybrid gender identity of intersex babies.
    Neta Alexander, Haaretz
  • Third Person sticks in your throat. A quality film which is not easy to watch.
    Doron Brosh, Maariv
  • A story small and big, personal and public, sad and joyous all at once.
    Alma Biblash, Local Call Magazine
  • A film worth watching!
    Nir Kipnis, Globes Magazine