Maktub

Sunday, May 13 2018 - 7PM

Oded Raz (2017)  
Comedy, 100 min, Israel
IN COMPETITION
V.O. Hebrew, English S.T.

Sponsored by
Frank Lyman

Steve and Chuma, two criminals are the sole survivors of a terrorist attack at a restaurant in Jerusalem. They decide to change their ways and become flesh and blood angels. They go on a journey of wish fulfillment for people who write requests on paper and put between the sacred stones of the Wailing Wall.

Audience Award for Best Film, Monte Carlo International Film Festival 2018
Best of Fest, Palm Springs International Film Festival 2018
 

“Maktub,” a very funny and warmhearted comedy
Variety – Dennis Harvey

Combining darker elements (including some jarring violence) with goofy and sentimental ones, this is a mainstream comedy with significant export as well as remake potential.
Variety – Dennis Harvey

Beyond their obvious talent as a writing team, Amir and Savyon have terrific chemistry
Variety – Dennis Harvey

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