Opening film: Past Life

Sunday June 4 2017 - 19h00
Drama   V.O. Hebrew   English S.T.

de Avi Nesher (2016)
110 min
Country: Israel


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Opening film: Past Life

 

Based on a true story, Past Life tracks the daring 1977 trans-European odyssey of two sisters – one is an introverted ambitious classical music composer, and the other is a combative politics and porn magazine editor. As they try to unravel a disturbing wartime mystery that has cast a foreboding shadow on their entire lives, they realize that freedom from the shackles of the past requires painful sacrifices, as does the struggle to discover one’s unique voice.

Audience Award – Paris Israeli Film Festival
TIFF 2016 selection

“Profoundly moving. Hauntingly beautiful. In his best film yet, director Avi Nesher expertly builds suspense for a vital, accessible, character-driven drama.” Variety

“Fresh, emotional. A gripping mystery thriller.” The Hollywood Reporter “An emotionally resonant exploration of the legacy of sin.” The Playlist

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