The Monk from the Holy Land

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The Monk from the Holy Land

63-year-old Jonathan Katzenelson leads a double life. As a dentist, he travels to Jerusalem every morning to care for his patients. When he returns home in the evening, he puts on a crimson robe and becomes Tenzin Teckchock, a Buddhist monk and the head of an Israeli Buddhist community. With the death of his father, Jonathan is finally free to fulfill his heart’s desire – to immigrate to the ‘Nalanda’ Monastery in the South of France.

Director: Nizan Lotem

Producer: Ealeal Semel

Cinematographer: Nizan Lotem

Editor: Noa Gottesman

Soundtrack Editor: Shahaf Wagshal

Original Soundtrack: Tenzin Choegyal

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Department of Film and Television Tel Aviv Universaty

Colourist: Idan Shason

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: הנזיר מארץ הקודש

63-year-old Jonathan Katzenelson leads a double life. As a dentist, he travels to Jerusalem every morning to care for his patients. When he returns home in the evening, he puts on a crimson robe and becomes Tenzin Teckchock, a Buddhist monk and the head of an Israeli Buddhist community. With the death of his father, Jonathan is finally free to fulfill his heart’s desire – to immigrate to the ‘Nalanda’ Monastery in the South of France.

 

Director: Nizan Lotem

Producer: Ealeal Semel

Cinematographer: Nizan Lotem

Editor: Noa Gottesman

Soundtrack Editor: Shahaf Wagshal

Original Soundtrack: Tenzin Choegyal

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Department of Film and Television Tel Aviv Universaty

Colourist: Idan Shason

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: הנזיר מארץ הקודש

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