“An intriguing tale of forbidden first love.” — The Hollywood Reporter
Benny, an only child who lost her mother at birth, lives with her fundamentalist father in a Jewish settlement in East Jerusalem. As her father becomes more and more obsessed with a red heifer that he believes will bring the redemption, Benny drifts further away and into the arms of Yael, a young new woman in her life. She embarks on a personal journey that will shape her religious, political and sexual consciousness.
This sensitive and assured coming-of-age film won Best Israeli Film, Best Debut Film and Best Actress at the 2018 Jerusalem Film Festival.
91 mins / Hebrew (English subtitles)
Director — Tsivia Barkai
Cast — Gal Toren, Moran Rosenblatt, Avigail Kovari, Dana Sorin
Category — Feature