Archive of films America / America

Israel / Germany / Czech Republic
2022, 127 min

Section: Crystal Globe Competition
Year: 2022

Eli works as a swimming coach in Chicago but news of his father’s death necessitates his return to his native Israel. His decision to contact a friend from his childhood sets in motion a series of events that have a lasting impact on everyone’s lives. An affectionate tribute to 60s and 70s cinema and an enchanting tale of love and friendship – that’s the essence of America.


Synopsis

Eli works as a swimming coach in Chicago but news of his father’s death necessitates his return to his native Israel. Eli seems to have put the past behind him yet, even so, he decides to contact Yotam, a childhood friend, who now runs a flower shop with his fiancée Iris. Reigniting an old friendship sets in motion a series of events that have a lasting impact on the lives of everyone involved… After the success of The Cakemaker Ofir Raul Graizer returns to the Karlovy Vary IFF with an affectionate tribute to 60s and 70s cinema in a film full of emotion, colour and fragrance that pays homage to values such as friendship, love and moral responsibility.

Anna Kořínek

About the director

Ofir Raul Grazier (1981, Ra'anana, Israel). Selected filmography: Prayer in January (2007, short), Dor (2009, short), La discothèque (2015, short), The Cakemaker (2017), America (2022).

Contacts

Beta Cinema GmbH
Grünwalder Weg 28d, 820 41, Oberhaching/Munich
Germany
Tel: +49 896 734 698 828
E-mail: [email protected]
www: www.betacinema.com

Publicity contact

Evelyn Holzendorf
E-mail: [email protected]

Press kit



About the film

Color, DCP
World premiere

Section: Crystal Globe Competition
   
Director: Ofir Raul Graizer
Screenplay: Ofir Raul Graizer
Dir. of Photography: Omri Aloni
Music: Dominique Charpentier 
Sound: Daniel Mualem
Editor: Michal Oppenheim, Ofir Raul Graizer
Art Director: Daniel Kossow, Nizan Zifrut
Producer: Itai Tamir
Production: Laila Films
Coproduction: Schiwago Film, Mimesis
Cast: Oshrat Ingedashet, Michael Moshonov, Ofri Biterman
Sales: Beta Cinema GmbH
Contact: Evelyn Holzendorf

Guests

Ofir Raul Graizer

Film Director

Michael Moshonov

Actor


Oshrat Ingedashet

Actress

Lukas Kropat

Actor


Itai Tamir

Producer

Jiries Cobti

Producer


Ami Livne

Producer

Omri Aloni

Director of Photography


Michal Oppenhim

Film Editor

Daniel Kossow

Production Designer


Dominique Charpentier

Music Composer

Evelyn Holzendorf

Publicist


YouTube

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