Directed by Ofir Raul Graizer
Israel / Germany / Czech Republic, 2023
Eli (Michael Moshonov) is a former champion swimmer from Israel now giving swimming lessons in Chicago. When he learns his estranged father has died, he dutifully returns to Tel Aviv to sort out his father’s affairs. There he reconnects with his childhood friend and former swimming partner Yotam (Ofri Biterman) who lives with his Ethiopian fiancée Iris (Oshrat Ingadashet). There is a palpable attraction between the two men, an attraction they are loathe to discuss in this lyrical and understated love triangle. Ingedashet’s performance won her the Best Actress award at the 2022 Jerusalem Film Festival.
WINNER - Best Actress (Oshrat Ingedashet) | Jerusalem Film Festival
WINNER - Audience Award
Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival
WINNER - Critics Jury Prize
Miami Jewish Film Festival