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Soulmate

Haya and Israel met in Alaska. When their son, Avihai, was born, they discovered he had Down Syndrome, so they decided to adopt Keren, a baby girl who was also born with Down Syndrome, so that Avihai wouldn’t grow up on his own. The family then decides to immigrate to Israel, despite the fact that it means Haya has to leave behind her children from a previous marriage. In Israel, they settle in Safed and adopt four more children with Down Syndrome. A few months ago, Avihai married his adopted sister Keren.

* The short clip that appears here does not have English subtitles at this point.

Festivals and Awards:

Shekel Disability festival, Jerusalem, Israel, 2013

Director: Avi Heller

Producer: Avi Heller

Production Company: Puzzle Films

Cinematographer: Ronen Zaretsky, Ofer Freiman, Tamir Weinberger, Avi Heller

Editor: Omer Sasson

Soundtrack Editor: Gadi Raz

Original Soundtrack: Alex Krasny

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

Script: Avi Heller

Subtitles: Hebrew

Film Name in Hebrew: נפש תאומה

Haya and Israel met in Alaska. When their son, Avihai, was born, they discovered he had Down Syndrome, so they decided to adopt Keren, a baby girl who was also born with Down Syndrome, so that Avihai wouldn’t grow up on his own. The family then decides to immigrate to Israel, despite the fact that it means Haya has to leave behind her children from a previous marriage. In Israel, they settle in Safed and adopt four more children with Down Syndrome. A few months ago, Avihai married his adopted sister Keren.

* The short clip that appears here does not have English subtitles at this point.

Festivals and Awards:

Shekel Disability festival, Jerusalem, Israel, 2013

 

Director: Avi Heller

Producer: Avi Heller

Production Company: Puzzle Films

Cinematographer: Ronen Zaretsky, Ofer Freiman, Tamir Weinberger, Avi Heller

Editor: Omer Sasson

Soundtrack Editor: Gadi Raz

Original Soundtrack: Alex Krasny

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

Script: Avi Heller

Subtitles: Hebrew

Film Name in Hebrew: נפש תאומה

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