30.09. - 09.10.2021

Beyond the Mountains and Hills Israel, Belgium, Germany 2016 | 98 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Eran Kolirin

With The Band's Visit, his debut feature of 2007, Eran Kolirin (*1974) won several prizes and was the Israeli entry for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars. His film The Exchange wasshown at Filmfest Hamburg in 2011. Beyond the Mountains and Hills is his third film and was shown at Cannes in theseries Un Certain Regard.

rated for 0 + years
A middle-class Israeli family live on the border to the West Bank. While outside the political conflict simmers, inside tensions are jeopardizing the family's unity. After 20 years in the army, the father can't deal with civilian life. The mother is frustrated with her job as a teacher and accepts the erotic advances of one of her pupils. And, against the wishes of her father, the daughter is involved in the peace movement and befriends a young Palestinian. When Omri, the son, gets wind of his mother's affair, the fragile situation escalates. In a tragic catalogue of coincidence, resentment and aggression, the film reflects the condition of a whole country in the microcosm of one family.    
Original title: Me'ever laharim vehagvaot
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Hebrew
Section: Freihafen
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Eran Kolirin
Screenplay: Eran Kolirin
Cast: Alon Pdut, Mili Eshet, Shiree Nadav-Naor, Noam Imber, Yoav Rothman
Producer: Eilon Ratzkovsky, Yochanan Kredo, Yossi Uzrad, Lisa Shiloach Uzrad, Guy Jacoel
Director of Photography: Shaai Goldman
Music: Asher Goldschmidt
Production Design: Miguel Merkin
Editor: Arik Lahav-Leibovich
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp encrypted
German Distributor:
World Sales: The Match Factory GmbH
Production: July August Productions; Entre Chien Et Loup; Match Factory Productions
Contact: Sergi Steegmann, The Match Factory GmbH:


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