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“Now we’ll all be movie stars. … The whole world will see us on television …” declares Hezi, a resident of a Herzliya home for the mentally challenged. This film provides an intimate and moving encounter with some of the home’s residents, revealing their daily routines.

Festivals and Awards:

Best Documentary at the Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 1998; Cinema de Reel, Paris, 1999; Awards for Outstanding Film And Outstanding Director at DocAviv International Film Festival, Israel, 1999; Golden Tablet Award at Intercom Chicago, 1999; Special MEntion at the San Giao Film Festival, Italy, 1999; Bombay International Film Festival, 2000

Director: Ziva Postec

Producer: Ziva Postec

Cinematographer: Oded Kimche

Editor: Yair Elazar

Original Soundtrack: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Supporter(s): New Fund for Cinema and Television, Keshet Foundation, The Cinema Project, National Council for Culture and the Arts.

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: כוכבים

“Now we’ll all be movie stars. … The whole world will see us on television …” declares Hezi, a resident of a Herzliya home for the mentally challenged. This film provides an intimate and moving encounter with some of the home’s residents, revealing their daily routines.

Festivals and Awards:

Best Documentary at the Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 1998; Cinema de Reel, Paris, 1999; Awards for Outstanding Film And Outstanding Director at DocAviv International Film Festival, Israel, 1999; Golden Tablet Award at Intercom Chicago, 1999; Special MEntion at the San Giao Film Festival, Italy, 1999; Bombay International Film Festival, 2000

 

Director: Ziva Postec

Producer: Ziva Postec

Cinematographer: Oded Kimche

Editor: Yair Elazar

Original Soundtrack: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Supporter(s): New Fund for Cinema and Television, Keshet Foundation, The Cinema Project, National Council for Culture and the Arts.

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: כוכבים

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