A Journey with my Dad (Virtual)

For the first time, Tamar, 5 years old, accompanies her dad to a hotel where vacationers look a bit strange. Thus begins a journey tinged with surrealism, as soon through the eyes of the child. Tamar will eventually discover the hidden story of her father.
WHY WE LIKE THIS FILM: A deep story seen through the innocent eyes of a young child.

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YEAR: 2022
RUN TIME: 11 Minutes
PREMIERE STATUS: Southwest Premiere




DIRECTOR(S):Mor Israeli
SCREENWRITER(S):Tamar Surovich, Mor Israeli