• Production: Frederic Bellaiche, Geoffrey Grison, Noah Harlan, David Nadjari, Itai Tamir, Marek Rozenbaum
  • Starring: Michael Moshonov, Limor Goldstein, Shmuel Vilozni, Ilan Dar, Yoav Hait, Reut Lev, Yonathan Alster, Ilanit Ben-Yaakov, Dov Berkovitz, Avital Blum, Jonathan Carlsson, Avi Elmalich, Nir Farida, Avia Gaon, Robert Hoening
  • Written By: Raphaël Nadjari, Vincent Poymiro
  • Distributed By: Films Distribution, Transfax Film Productions Ltd., Mec Film, Barton Films, Kino Lorber
  • Country: Israel
  • Language: Hebrew

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Narrative | 2007 | 96 min.
Directed by: Raphaël Nadjari

In contemporary Jerusalem, a small Jewish family leads an ordinary life until, after a car accident, the father mysteriously disappears. They all deal with his absence and the difficulties of everyday life as best they can. While the adults take refuge in silence or traditions, the two children, Menachem and David, seek their own way to find their father...

See more about Tehilim at the Israel Film Center

Critical Acclaim

Tokyo FILMeX:
*Grand Prize

Cannes Film Festival

Chicago International Film Festival

Jerusalem Film Festival

"The mysterious loss of the father of an average Israeli family brings to the fore a universal problem of today's world--the lack of orientation. It is left to the individual whether to see this as a human subject matter, an intimate story or a reflection of Israeli society today. It is told in a personal style, which--as world cinema--transgresses borders and religions."
--Jury conducted by Lee Chang Dong, Tokyo FILMeX

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