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Nadav Lapid

Ahed's Knee (Ha'berech)

Official Selection 109' - 2021 - Drama - Dialogue: Hebrew - Format: DCP
Director: Nadav Lapid With: Nur Fibak, Avshalom Pollak, Lidor Edri
Y., an Israeli filmmaker in his mid-forties, arrives in a remote village at the far end of the desert to present one of his films. There he meets Yahalom, an officer for the Ministry of Culture, and finds himself fighting two losing battles: one against the death of freedom in his country, the other against the death of his mother.
Sat 16 Oct
19:30
Studio Skoop 1
Subtitles: English
Sun 17 Oct
15:45
Studio Skoop 2
Subtitles: English
Tue 19 Oct
17:15
Studio Skoop 1
Subtitles: English
“An abrasive, cinematically bold auto-fiction about a filmmaker fighting off personal, professional and political demons while on a trip to present one of his movies, Ahed’s Knee represents a step toward something even more provocative after the 2019 Golden Bear winner, Synonyms.” - The Hollywood Reporter
Y., an Israeli filmmaker in his mid-forties, arrives in a remote village at the far end of the desert to present one of his films. There he meets Yahalom, an officer for the Ministry of Culture, and finds himself fighting two losing battles: one against the death of freedom in his country, the other against the death of his mother.

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Credits

Director

Nadav Lapid

With

Nur Fibak, Avshalom Pollak, Lidor Edri

Scenario

Nadav Lapid

Director of Photography

Shai Goldman

Editor

Nili Feller

Producer

Talia Kleinhendler, Judith Lou Lévy, Osnat Handelsman-Keren, Eve Robin

Production studios

Pie Films, Les Films du Bal, Decia Films, Komplizen Film

More information

Dialogue

Hebrew

Subtitles

English

Countries of production

Israël, Germany, France

Year

2021

Filmography

Nadav Lapid
Border Project (short, 2003), Road (short, 2005), Emile's Girlfriend (2006), Gaza Sderot: Life in Spite of Everything (2009), Policeman (2011), Footsteps in Jerusalem (2013), The Kindergarten Teacher (2014), Love Letter to Cinema (2014), Why? (short, 2015), From the Diary of a Wedding Photographer (short, 2016), Synonymes (2019)

Technical Specs

Format
DCP

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