• Production: Cinema Factory, Israel Film Fund
    Producers: David Mandil, Eyal Siraee
  • Starring: Idan Alterman, Tinkerbell (Ravit Rozen), Assi Dayan, Micha Celektar, Amnon Volf, Aki Avni, Shimon Mimran, Uri Klauzner, Samuel Calderon
  • Written By: Joseph Cedar
  • Distributed By: Blue Dolphin Film Distributions, IsraeliFilms, Kino International, Mongrel Media
  • Country: Israel
  • Language: Hebrew

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Time of Favor

Narrative | 2000 | 102 min.
Directed by: Joseph Cedar

Menachem is a Yeshivah student and newly made commander of his own IDF unit. His dynamic right-wing spiritual leader, Rabbi Meltzer, who's West Bank Yeshivah Menachem attends, is the father of his love Michal. Although Menachem is a beloved student and commander, the rabbi has not chosen him to be the suitor for his daughter. Instead, the bone will be thrown to Pini, a brilliant Yeshivah sudent student. But the rabbi's daughter won't allow herself to be some prize. And when she scorns Pini, Pini begins hatching his his own secret plot. Complicating matters are the Shin Bet's caustic distrust of non-secular Israelis... and a nationalist plot that is brewing to blow up the Temple Mount. 

See more about Time of Favor at the Israel Film Center

Critical Acclaim

Israeli Film Academy:
*Best Actor
*Best Actress
*Best Cinematography
*Best film
*Best Screenplay

Washington Jewish Film Festival:
*Audience Award

"'Time of Favor' is one of the most successful, provocative and intensely contemporary of Israeli films"
--LA Times

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