Directed by: Ofir Raul Graizer
127 minutes, 2022
Festival year: 2023
Screening in person at the Marlene Meyerson JCC on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at 2:00 p.m., followed by a Q+A conversation with director Ofir Raul Graizer. Followed by a screening of “June Zero” at 4:30 p.m.
Having lived in Chicago for a decade, Israeli swimming coach Eli (Michael Moshonov) goes back to Tel Aviv after the sudden death of his estranged father. While there, he visits his childhood friend’s flower shop. However, the reunion triggers a series of life-altering events.
After the success of The Cakemaker, writer/director Ofir Raul Graizer returns with an affectionate tribute to ‘60s and ‘70s cinema in a film full of emotion, color, and fragrance that pays homage to values such as friendship, love, and moral responsibility.