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Directed by: Leon Prudovsky
30 Minutes, 2013

The year is 1991. The beginning of the massive Jewish immigration wave from the USSR to Israel. 12 years old Misha is documenting his family’s journey on a home-video camera.
The already traumatic immigration experience is enhanced up to absurd proportions, when the family’s old aunt dies on the plane just before they reach the land of their ancestors.
Now, the family will have to go through various levels of bureaucracy with an immigrating corpse…


Director: Leon Prudovsky

Producer: Haim Mecklberg

Producer: Estee Yacov-Mecklberg

Cast: Ola Schor-Selektar

Cast: Gera Sandler

Cast: Rosa Lifshitz

Cinematographer: Israel Freedman

Editor: Evgeny Ruman