Germany

Synopsis

Yotam, a 13-year-old boy studying at an ultra-Orthodox Jewish boarding school, tries to battle the awakening of his sexual desires. Confused and guilt-ridden, he consults with his rabbi who abuses his position and Yotam’s innocence. With no one to trust and nowhere to go, Yotam finds himself trapped by the enforced silence in his community.
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Cast & Crew

Cinematography: Addie Reiss

Editing: Meni Philip

Sound: Gadi Raz

Main Cast: Lior Shabtai, Yuval Berger, Omri Aisha, Ami Weinberg

Nominations and Awards

  • European Short Film 2009