A Love Beyond Words

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A Love Beyond Words

Through the striking cinematography of Nurit Aviv and a soundtrack composed of beautiful chanting and haunting silence, this film explores the mystery and discretion of forty silent nuns living at the Beit Jamal monastery near Jerusalem. The film attempts to deal with the cinematic challenge posed by their very silence and incorporates texts from the diaries of silent nuns from the Middle Ages through the present.

Festivals and Awards:

Jerusalem IFF 2001;  Trento Italy 2001 - First prize;  Cinema du Reel Paris 2002;  Israeli Cinema Paris 2002;  Fipatel 2002, Nyon 2002;  6 Markets 2002

Director: Shiri Tsur

Producer: Orna Yarmut

Production Company: Orna Yarmut Productions

Cinematographer: Nurit Aviv

Editor: Era Lapid

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Noga Communications – Channel 8, CNC France

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: אהבה שאין לתארה במילים

Through the striking cinematography of Nurit Aviv and a soundtrack composed of beautiful chanting and haunting silence, this film explores the mystery and discretion of forty silent nuns living at the Beit Jamal monastery near Jerusalem. The film attempts to deal with the cinematic challenge posed by their very silence and incorporates texts from the diaries of silent nuns from the Middle Ages through the present.

Festivals and Awards:

Jerusalem IFF 2001;  Trento Italy 2001 - First prize;  Cinema du Reel Paris 2002;  Israeli Cinema Paris 2002;  Fipatel 2002, Nyon 2002;  6 Markets 2002

 

Director: Shiri Tsur

Producer: Orna Yarmut

Production Company: Orna Yarmut Productions

Cinematographer: Nurit Aviv

Editor: Era Lapid

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Noga Communications – Channel 8, CNC France

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: אהבה שאין לתארה במילים

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