THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ANNA LYSIS
Film - Program 5 Filmfest 2021

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ANNA LYSIS

Directed by Iftach Illouz

Info

Director: Iftach Illouz
Section: Program 5
Country: Israel
Year: 2021
Language: Hebrew
Version: Original version with English subtitles
18+

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Logline

This film is shown as part of program 5.

Anna Lysis is a celebrated drag queen and singer. Over the course of one night, she encounters various older men, all of whom desire and harass her with their lustful looks, comments, and gestures. In the end, all of these encounters culminate in an act of violence that raises questions about trauma, oppression, and identity.



  • Duration: 15 Min.

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Meet the director

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ANNA LYSIS

Iftach Illouz

Iftach Illouz holds a degree in film from the Minshar School of Art in Tel Aviv. Also a graduate of the Ironj Alef School of Art, he was a photographer during his period of military service. Illouz is currently a content manager for the city of Tel Aviv and a freelance videographer for the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.

Credits

Screenplay: Iftach Illouz
Director of Photography: Tom Riechart
Film Editor: Neta Amiram
Sound design: Rotem Dror
Producer: Tom Raanan, Jonathan Chaver
Production Company: Minshar School of Art
Co-Producer: Anchor Productions