YEARNING
Film - Program 6 Filmfest 2017

YEARNING

Directed by Michal Hajaj

Info

Director: Michal Hajaj
Section: Program 6
Country: Israel
Year: 2016
OT: KISOOFIM
Language: Hebrew
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Yossi Sagui Bizawe, Liat Akta, Inbar Marco
18+

Also in this program

BOI
SOG

Logline

YEARNING

Avraham, a middle-class man in his fifties, wakes up one night with a pain in his chest, causing him to reckon with his own impending mortality. A realistic tragedy about love, numbness and the grayness of life.



  • Duration: 19 Min.

  • Film School: Sapir College – School of Audio and Visual Arts

Meet the director

YEARNING

Michal Hajaj

Michal Hajaj was born and raised in a working-class neighborhood in Israel. She recently completed her BFA at The School of Audio and Visual Arts in Sapir College. There, she directed and wrote both fiction and documentary films dealing with the beauty and ugliness of everyday life and the fine line between comedy and tragedy. During her studies she also produced short films including POISON (2014) directed by Ronny Reinharz which screened at festivals around the world and won different awards.

Credits

Screenplay: Michal Hajaj
Director of Photography: Emanuel Shechter, Karin Zelinger
Film Editor: Shir Rahum
Composer: Dan Ben Haim
Producer: David Mimony