America

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America

The latest from Ofir Raul Grazier (The Cakemaker) is a beautifully acted, psychologically complex story about relationships. Eli, a private soft-spoken man living in Chicago, returns to Israel after the death of his father and meets up with a childhood friend and his fiancée (Oshrat Ingadeshet, who took home Best Actress at the Jerusalem Film Festival for her performance). Their conversations, filled with quiet tenderness, lead to powerful reconnections that ultimately change everyone’s lives. Lush and unexpectedly uplifting, America is a restrained melodrama filled with understated moments that resonate long after the film is over. 

“Ofir Raul Grazier breathes new life into the love triangle with his highly accessible follow-up to his internationally successful debut The Cakemaker.”
Neil Young, Screen Daily
“A colorful, affecting Israeli melodrama... should resonate warmly with the same audience that made The Cakemaker an arthouse sleeper.”
Guy Lodge, Variety

This film is part of the Jewish Film Festival 2023 series.



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