The Cakemaker Israel, Germany 2016 | 104 min | OV with german s.t. | Colour | FF 2017
Ofir Raul GraizerOFIR RAUL GRAIZER (*1981) studied film at Sapir College in Israel and lives in Berlin. His short film Dor (2009) brought him many invitations to film festivals. The Cakemaker is his debut feature.
rated for 0 + yearsThomas, a confectioner from Berlin, is having an affair with Oren, a married Israeli. Their relationship ends abruptly when Oren has a fatal accident. Distraught, Thomas travels to Israel to meet Oren's wife Anat and his son and slowly gains their trust. He gets involved in the family's kosher cafe and is a big hit with his German cakes. But the deeper Thomas enters into Oren's former life, the bigger the lie standing between him and Anat is getting. The Cakemaker is a quiet, sensitive film about a German-Israeli love relationship that crosses the borders of sexuality.
und KATHARINA M. TREBITSCH
Orig. Title: The Cakemaker
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English, Hebrew, German
Director: Ofir Raul Graizer
Cast: Tim Kalkhof, Sarah Adler, Roy Miller, Zohar Strauss, Sandra Sade
Producer: Itai Tamir
Sprachfassung: OV with german s.t.
Music: Dominique Charpentier
Camera: Omri Aloni
Set Designer: Daniel Kossow, Yael Bibelnik
Cutter: Michal Openheim
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