A film by Yaelle Kayam

2015 Israel, Denmark - Drama


A devout  woman is living with her family in the Jewish cemetery on Jerusalem’s Mount of Olives. During the day, while her husband and children are at school, she is left alone in the mountain. She goes for walks in the cemetery, trying to escape the endless house work. One night, out of frustration, she storms out of the house climbing the cemetery, running wherever her feet will carry her. To her surprise, she is exposed to an unsettling sexual scene. Stirred by this image, she starts exploring this new realm of the mountain, while trying to keep a normal face during her daytime routine. Until she can't anymore.

  • cast

    • Shani Klein (Tzvia)
    • Avshalom Pollak (Reuven)
    • Haitham Ibrahem Omari (Abed)
  • crew +

    • Screenwriter
    • Yaelle Kayam
    • Producers
    • Eilon Ratzkovsky
    • Yochanan Kredo
    • Yossi Uzrad
    • Lisa Uzrad
    • Guy Jacoel
    • Co-producers
    • Riina Spørring Zachariassen
    • Vibeke Windeløv
    • Stinna Lassen
    • Cinematographer
    • Itay Marom
    • Prod. Designer
    • Neta Dror
    • Editor
    • Or Ben David
    • Casting Dir.
    • Michal Koren
    • Original Music
    • Ophir Leibovitch
    • Costumes
    • Hila Glick
    • Make up
    • Michal Lesman Ben Tovim
    • Sound
    • Tully Chen
    • Itzik Cohen
    • Line Producer
    • Matan Gaida
    • 1st AD
    • Adin Weiner

awards & nominations

  • Venice 2015, Orizzonti Competition
  • Toronto 2015, Discovery
  • AFI FEST 2015, New Auteurs

screenings in festivals & markets +