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The Fisherman’s Wife

Partner: Gesher Multicultural Film Fund

Following the death of his wife, an old fisher begins preparing for her funeral. But when his eldest son, a newborn Jew, discovers the unconventional funeral his mother asked for, he demands a proper Jewish burial.

Details

Duration: 20 min.

Country: Israel

Language: Hebrew, Russian, Arabic (Modern Standard)

Year: 2022

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Death, Family, Fatherhood, Grief, Immigration, Jewish, Manhood, Mourning, Trauma

Cast & Crew

Director: Roy Kanevsky

Producer: Harel Ben Melech

Writer: Roy Kanevsky

Cinematographer: Maayane Bouhnik

Editor: Gil Vesely

Actors: Slava Bibergal , Alon Friedman , Adnan Tarbashi , Pnina Tzadok , Iftach Lebovic , Netanel Toledano

Distributor Company: Costanza Films Distribution

Festivals & Awards

2022

Izmir International Short Film Festival

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