Drama 85 min
Sunday, August 15

Winner of 3 Awards at the Tribeca Film Festival and 9 Israeli Academy Awards including Best Picture of the Year. Golden Globe nominee Shira Haas stars in this powerful story about a mother-daughter relationship which celebrates the preciousness that comes out of adversity. Asia (Alena Yiv) is a single mother to 17-year-old Vika (Shira Haas). Vika’s deteriorating health urges Asia to finally find her voice as a mother and to embrace and cherish their time together.

“Pribar’s humane and heartbreaking drama is beautifully photographed and performed; a loving, warm, and even sexy film about death and dying that is teeming with life.” — Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times
“The maturity of the directorial voice is evident in its clear-eyed, rigorously unsentimental assessment of a shattering situation.” — David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter
directed by
Ruthy Pribar
written by
Ruthy Pribar
Alena Yiv, Shira Haas, Tamir Mula, Gera Sandler
Hebrew, Russian
production company
Gum Films