Director: Joseph Cedar
Cast: Lior Ashkenazi, Shlomo Bar-Aba, Yuval Scharf, Edna Blilious, Alma Zack, Aliza Rosen, Nevo Kimchi, Nelly Tagar
Genre: comedy, drama
Runtime: 103 min.
Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. When both men learn that Eliezer will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak.
Awards & Festivals:
Academy Award – Nominee for Oscar (Best Foreign Language Film)
Cannes Film Festival – Best Screenplay
Israeli Film Academy Aeard – Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, Best Costume Design, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor
Dublin International Film Festival – Best Screenplay
Independent Spirit Award, Nominee – Best Screenplay
Toronto International Film Festival – participation
New York International Film Festival – participation