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Through personal interviews, conversations with teenage boys, meetings with experts and considerable humor and self-exposure, Edan Alterman sets out to examine how height affects men who are shorter than others. Are shorter men funnier? Does a short stature create a tall character? Why do girls only want to date tall guys? And who do the short guys go out with? The film follows two short boys who still dream of being tall, and short adults, who have learned to live in a world that at times teases them, but generally just blocks their view.

Festivals and Awards:

Jerusalem Film Festival, Israel, 2005; Boston Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2005

Director: Edan Alterman

Producer: Arik Bernstein

Production Company: Alma Productions

Cinematographer: Itay Neeman

Editor: Halil Efrat

Original Soundtrack: Yaniv Fridel, Eldad Guetta‎

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, channel 2 - Keshet

Script: Edan Alterman, Yair Raveh

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: נמוך

Through personal interviews, conversations with teenage boys, meetings with experts and considerable humor and self-exposure, Edan Alterman sets out to examine how height affects men who are shorter than others. Are shorter men funnier? Does a short stature create a tall character? Why do girls only want to date tall guys? And who do the short guys go out with? The film follows two short boys who still dream of being tall, and short adults, who have learned to live in a world that at times teases them, but generally just blocks their view.

Festivals and Awards:

Jerusalem Film Festival, Israel, 2005; Boston Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2005

Director: Edan Alterman

Producer: Arik Bernstein

Production Company: Alma Productions

Cinematographer: Itay Neeman

Editor: Halil Efrat

Original Soundtrack: Yaniv Fridel, Eldad Guetta‎

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, channel 2 - Keshet

Script: Edan Alterman, Yair Raveh

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: נמוך

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