Film - Program 1


Directed by Liel Simon


Director: Liel Simon
Section: Program 1
Country: Germany
OT: אצות ים
Language: Hebrew
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Gilad Gregori Oks, Yehuda Nahari Halevi, Zeev Ariel, Dita Halpern, Ronit Rolland

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Adam, 12, is still grieving his mother’s recent death when he sees that his father is donating her clothes to a secondhand shop. He decides to get her things back, but when a drifter buys his mother’s hat and refuses to return it, Adam follows the man deep into the desert. There, in the wild and timeless landscape, a unique companionship based on shared pain is built, and Adam learns an important lesson about nature and loss.

  • Duration: 22 min.

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Meet the director


Liel Simon

Liel Simon was born in Israel in 1988. After studying cinematography for two years, he began studying film directing at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin.


Screenplay: Liel Simon
Director of Photography: Yossi Ollech
Composer: Adam Weingrod
Costume Design: Olga Podster
Sound: Sagiv Abramov
Sound design: Keren or Biton
Make-up artist: Olga Podster
Producer: Tamir Gal
Production Company: Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin