30.09. - 09.10.2021

Princess Israel 2014 | 92 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Tali Shalom Ezer

TALI SHALOM EZER (*1978) studied film at Tel Aviv University and in 2009 won the VFF Talent Highlight Pitch Award for the screenplay to Princess at the Berlinale. The film premiered at Sundance and won Best Israeli Film at the film festival in Jerusalem.

rated for 0 + years
Puberty is giving Adar a hard time. The 12-year old girl skips school and spends most of her time at home. Her mother is fairly relaxed on the subject of sex and makes no effort to hide her love life with boyfriend Michael from her daughter. As Michael has just lost his job, he spends quite a lot of time at home. He and Adar pass the time with harmless jokes and role plays. But when Adar brings Alan home, a boy who looks extremely like her, Michael's behaviour changes completely. He is infatuated with the young visitor and develops a dangerous obsession. What began as open and liberal, slides into something dark and awful. Princess is a disturbing psychothriller that moves between reality and imagination.
Original title: Princess
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Hebrew
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Tali Shalom Ezer
Screenplay: Tali Shalom Ezer
Cast: Keren Mor, Ori Pfeffer, Shira Haas, Adar Zohar-Hanetz
Producer: Elad Gavish, Moshe Edery, Leon Edery
Director of Photography: Radek Ladczuk
Music: Ishai Adar
Production Design: Dror Elhadad
Editor: Neta Dvorkis
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: The Yellow Affair
Production: Marker Films; United King Film Productions
Contact: Michelle Pose, Marker Films:


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