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Be Happy Tonight

Shuli and Moti are a young ultra-Orthodox couple and parents of three children. One evening they decide to change their identities and travel to the other side of town for a night out. They want to feel the freedom and temptations that secular nightlife has to offer. Slowly they start to do things their religious beliefs forbid. Exposed and confused, they will have to deal with the consequences.

Festivals and Awards:

Winner of Best Foreign Language Short, NYC Shorts, New York, USA, 2016; The International Festival of the Art of Cinematography CAMERIMAGE, Bydgoszcz, Poland, 2016; Cinemaiubit Short Film, Romania, 2016.

Director: Leah Tonic

Producer: Eyal Tzadik

Production Company: The Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School

Cinematographer: Saar Mizrachi

Editor: Noy Barak

Soundtrack Editor: Nil

Original Soundtrack: Nitay Gvirats

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Jerusalem Film & Television Fund

Cast: Nicholas Jacob, Yula Igra

Script: Leah Tonic

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: שתהיי שמחה היום

Shuli and Moti are a young ultra-Orthodox couple and parents of three children. One evening they decide to change their identities and travel to the other side of town for a night out. They want to feel the freedom and temptations that secular nightlife has to offer. Slowly they start to do things their religious beliefs forbid. Exposed and confused, they will have to deal with the consequences.

Festivals and Awards:

Winner of Best Foreign Language Short, NYC Shorts, New York, USA, 2016; The International Festival of the Art of Cinematography CAMERIMAGE, Bydgoszcz, Poland, 2016; Cinemaiubit Short Film, Romania, 2016.

 

Director: Leah Tonic

Producer: Eyal Tzadik

Production Company: The Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School

Cinematographer: Saar Mizrachi

Editor: Noy Barak

Soundtrack Editor: Nil

Original Soundtrack: Nitay Gvirats

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Jerusalem Film & Television Fund

Cast: Nicholas Jacob, Yula Igra

Script: Leah Tonic

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: שתהיי שמחה היום

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