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Florida Premiere

Our Father

Directed by Meny Yaesh

Israel | 108 minutes | 2016

Hebrew with English subtitles

Ovadia is an orthodox Jew who knows no fear, and is the toughest bouncer in Tel Aviv. He and his wife Rachel have been trying for almost 5 years to have a baby, his greatest dream in life, without any luck. Frustrated and close to giving up, Ovadia is offered a lucrative job as a debt collector, working for a dangerous local gangster. With the money he earns the couple can afford expensive treatment to help Rachel get pregnant, but the extremely violent nature of Ovadia's new job starts to take its toll as he is pulled into a world of crime where he finds his moralities and beliefs tested. Our Father is a powerful, poetic gangster film, characterized by incredible performances by husband and wife duo, Moris Cohen and Rotem Zisman-Cohen (MJFF19 The Kind Words). Nominated for 12 Israeli Ophir Awards.

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Meny Yaesh studied film at Tel Aviv University and Camera Obscura in Tel Aviv. His debut film, God's Neighbors, has received a dozen international awards, including at Cannes Film Festival, Hamburg Film Festival, and Jerusalem Film Festival.
Foreign Title Avinu
Director Meny Yaesh
Countries of Production Israel
Year of Presentation 2016
Language(s) Hebrew with English subtitles
Premiere Status Florida Premiere
Runtime 108 minutes
Principal Cast Moris Cohen, Rotem Zissman-Cohen, Herzl Tobey, Alon Dahan
Award(s)

Israeli Ophir Award

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