26.9. - 5.10.2019

Baba Joon Israel 2015 | 91 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Yuval Delshad

Yuval Delshad  grew up in the Negev Desert with Jewish immigrants from Iran as neighbours. Hitherto, he has only shot documentaries. Baba Joon is his debut feature and won Best Film at the Ophir Awards, the Israeli Oscars, in 2015.

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Yitzhak is proud of the turkey farm that his father built up afteremigrating from Iran to Israel with his family. Tradition and hereditarysuccession demand that Yitzhak's 13-year old son Moti one day takes over therunning of the farm. But he makes no secret of the fact that he's not the leastbit interested, neither in the turkey farm nor the ultra-conservative values ofhis family. He's far happier working on cars. He gets support from his uncle, whocomes to visit from America and who is left equally cold by poultry andreligion. A deep rift opens and threatens to tear the family apart. Thestirring generational drama is the first Persian-language film to be shot inIsrael.
Orig. Title: Baba Joon
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Farsi, Hebrew
Section: Kaleidoscope
Director: Yuval Delshad
Screenplay: Yuval Delshad
Cast: Navid Negahban, Asher Avrahami, Viss Elliot Safavi, Fariborz David Diaan
Producer: David Silber,Moshe Edery,Leon Edery
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Eyal Saeed Mani
Camera: Ofer Inov
Set Designer: Yuda Ecco
Cutter: Yoni Tzruya
Format: dcp encrypted
Printsource: United King Film
German Distributor:
World Sales: Dov Gilhar
Production: Metro Communications
contact: Osnat Bukofzer, metro


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