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Dark Night

Three soldiers are ambushed while returning to their post. They manage to escape and hide in the home of a Palestinian couple while they await their rescue team. Hostility and lack of communication prevail between the soldiers and the couple, until a small detail is revealed which helps them find common ground. The two sides grow closer and begin to see their enemies as human beings until…

Festivals and Awards:

Special Mention at the Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel, 2005; Special Mention at the Venice International Film Festival, Italy, 2005; Nomination for Best Foreign Film at the American Student Academy Awards, Los Angeles, USA, 2005; Best Screenplay at the DAKINO Festival, Romania, 2005; Special Mention at the Munich Film Festival, Germany, 2005; Audience Award at the Israeli Film Festival, NY, USA, 2005 - Audience Award, Jewish Festival NYU - Grand Prix, Mediterranean Competition Larissa Festival Greece 2006 - Golden Horse (First Prize), La Cittadella del Corto International Festival for Short Fiction Trevignano Romano Rome 2006 - first prize, Palm Springs USA 2006 - Audience Award, Locarno IFF 2006, Short Film Festival Spain 2006 - Special Mention, Message to Man St. Petersburg Russia 2006 - Best Cinematography

Director: Leonid Prudovsky

Producer: Rafael Katz

Cinematographer: Israel Fridman

Editor: Yevgeny Roman

Soundtrack Editor: Michael Goorevich

Original Soundtrack: Gavriel Ben Podah

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Keshet TV

Cast: Eran Amihay, Pini (Pinchas) Tabger, Helena Yeralova, Johnny Arbid, Hanan Savion

Script: Leonid Prudovsky

Distributor: USA - Dragoman Films

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: לילה אפל

Three soldiers are ambushed while returning to their post. They manage to escape and hide in the home of a Palestinian couple while they await their rescue team. Hostility and lack of communication prevail between the soldiers and the couple, until a small detail is revealed which helps them find common ground. The two sides grow closer and begin to see their enemies as human beings until…

Festivals and Awards:

Special Mention at the Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel, 2005; Special Mention at the Venice International Film Festival, Italy, 2005; Nomination for Best Foreign Film at the American Student Academy Awards, Los Angeles, USA, 2005; Best Screenplay at the DAKINO Festival, Romania, 2005; Special Mention at the Munich Film Festival, Germany, 2005; Audience Award at the Israeli Film Festival, NY, USA, 2005 - Audience Award, Jewish Festival NYU - Grand Prix, Mediterranean Competition Larissa Festival Greece 2006 - Golden Horse (First Prize), La Cittadella del Corto International Festival for Short Fiction Trevignano Romano Rome 2006 - first prize, Palm Springs USA 2006 - Audience Award, Locarno IFF 2006, Short Film Festival Spain 2006 - Special Mention, Message to Man St. Petersburg Russia 2006 - Best Cinematography

Director: Leonid Prudovsky

Producer: Rafael Katz

Cinematographer: Israel Fridman

Editor: Yevgeny Roman

Soundtrack Editor: Michael Goorevich

Original Soundtrack: Gavriel Ben Podah

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Keshet TV

Cast: Eran Amihay, Pini (Pinchas) Tabger, Helena Yeralova, Johnny Arbid, Hanan Savion

Script: Leonid Prudovsky

Distributor: USA - Dragoman Films

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: לילה אפל

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