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Benched

From `Short:Long` – a tribute to Israeli cinema. A tribute to Big Eyes – 1974. Baruch, a past basketball star, left the big city in the 70s and became an ultra-Orthodox Jew. He now returns to find Sivan, one of his mistresses that he left behind. This desperate attempt to savor some of his old life again fails, when she doesn’t let him back into her home, where she lives with his estranged son.

Festivals and Awards:

Tel Aviv  International Student Film Festival, Israel, 2013

Director: Gill Weinstein

Producer: Efrat Choen

Cinematographer: Shai Goldman

Editor: Joseph Ibn-Wine

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Telvision, Israel Broadcasting Authority

Cast: Assi Dayan, Evelin Hagoel

Script: Gill Weinstein

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: שחקן ספסל

From `Short:Long` – a tribute to Israeli cinema. A tribute to Big Eyes – 1974. Baruch, a past basketball star, left the big city in the 70s and became an ultra-Orthodox Jew. He now returns to find Sivan, one of his mistresses that he left behind. This desperate attempt to savor some of his old life again fails, when she doesn’t let him back into her home, where she lives with his estranged son.

Festivals and Awards:

Tel Aviv  International Student Film Festival, Israel, 2013

 

Director: Gill Weinstein

Producer: Efrat Choen

Cinematographer: Shai Goldman

Editor: Joseph Ibn-Wine

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Telvision, Israel Broadcasting Authority

Cast: Assi Dayan, Evelin Hagoel

Script: Gill Weinstein

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: שחקן ספסל

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