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Sima Vaknin Witch

Directed by: Dror Shaul
94 Minutes, 2003

Sima is an older women who discovers she has supernatural powers after a curse that she puts on her neighbor comes true. She becomes famous overnight as a psychic and is driven by her greedy and in debt son in law to make as much money as she can with her new powers. Her psychic popularity grows and she is talked into backing some corrupt Russian politicians who buy her support. As she enters politics everything seems to fall apart and she is overwhelmed with conflict. Sima is about to learn many lessons until she finds love and peace. A broad comedic farce with slapstick humor.


Director: Dror Shaul

Producer: Micki Rabinovich

Producer: Dudi Zilber

Producer: Danny Ben Menahem

Producer: Moshe Edery

Cast: Tikva Dayan

Cast: Lior Ashkenazi

Cast: Ami Smolartchik

Cast: Sharon Elimelech

Cast: Rotem Abuhab

Cast: Itzik Cohen

Cast: Tom Gal

Cast: Sasha Damidov

Cast: Geula Nuni

Cast: Ruth Farhi

Cast: Dror Shaul

Cinematographer: Eli Tavor

Cinematographer: Amnon Zlayet

Art Director: Kuli Sander

Writer: Dror Shaul

Costume Designer: Lauren Dinolesko

First Assistant Director: Shaul Dishy

Second Assistant Director: Ziv Rubenstein

Property Master: Preproduction: Robyn Glaser

Sound Re-recording Mixer: Israel David

Boom Operator: Alex Epstine

Sound Effects Editor: Ronen Nagel

Sound Mixer: Eli Tavor

Production Coordinator: Alona Barer

Script Supervisor: Grace Benoish

Script Editor: Amir Hasfari