30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Cutoff Man Israel 2011 | 76 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Idan Hubel

Idan Hubel (*1976) studied at the Sam Spiegel Film & Television School in Jerusalem and won several prizes for his short films, including BenAba (2002). The Cutoff Man is his first full-length film.

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Gabi goes to people's homes to turn the water supply off if they haven't paid their bills. That's his job. Either he does it or he's out of work. The more people he deprives of water, the more he earns, sneaking into back courtyards where the water meters are. This has made him very unpopular, even hated. When people see him, they curse and sometimes beat him. They make Gabi responsible for their situation. But he keeps doing his job, he has a family to feed. And a dream that keeps him going. Idan Hubel's quiet drama was shown at this year's Venice festival in the Orizzonti section which is dedicated to trends and discoveries in world cinema.
Original title: Menatek Ha-maim
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Hebrew
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Idan Hubel
Screenplay: Idan Hubel
Cast: Moshe Ivgy, Tom Yefet, Naama Shapira
Producer: Eitan Mansuri
Director of Photography: Itay Marom
Music: Nimrod Eldar
Production Design:
Editor: Nimrod Eldar
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Urban Distribution International
Production: Cinema Group


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