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Shtisel


General Information

Israel 2013, TV Series

Director: Alon Zingman
Producer: Dikla Barkai and Yonatan Aroch

Creators: Ori Elon and Yehonatan Indursky

Synopsis

"poignantly written, excellently acted and resonant storylines about life, love and loss".


Renee Ghert-Zand, The Jewish Forward

 

"Delicate, touching story, outstanding acting ... simply excellent series"

Neta Choter, MAKO


"The work of the director Alon Zingman is admirable in its precision when it comes to details."

Mor Company, Nana 10


"A magic world which can easily attract any viewer"

Ophir Artzi, Achbar Hair

The new Israeli Hit TV series focuses on Haredi Family Living in Jerusalem

Akiva and Shulem Shtisel, father and son, sit on a little balcony overlooking streets of the Geula neighborhood of Jerusalem. A year has passed since the mother died. All the other children have left the nest, and only Shulam and Akiva remain - quarreling, making up, and laughing about themselves and the rest of the world. All will change when Akiva meets Elisheva.

Awards and Festivals

Awards:

Best TV Drama, Israeli Academy Awards for Television 2014
Best Director, Israeli Academy Awards for Television 2014
Best Script, Israeli Academy Awards for Television 2014
Best Actor, Israeli Academy Awards for Television 2014
Best Cinematography, Israeli Academy Awards for Television 2014
Best Editor, Best Music, Israeli Academy Awards for Television 2014
Best Sound Design, Israeli Academy Awards for Television 2014
Best Production Design, Israeli Academy Awards for Television 2014
Best Costumes Design and Best Make-up, Israeli Academy Awards for Television 2014

 

Festivals:

Jewish International Film Festival Australia, November 2014
Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema, October 2014
Jewish Association of North Tampa
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, July- August 2014
Washington Jewish Film Festival, May 2014
Toronto Jewish Film Festival, May 2014
Santa Cruz Jewish Film Festival, April 2014
UK Jewish Film Festival- Geneva, March 2014
Lincoln Square Synagogue, March 2014

Washington Jewish Film Festival, February 2014
Lincoln Square Synagogue, February 2014
FIPA Biarritz, January 2014
Limmud UK, December 2013
Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival, November 2013
UK Jewish Film Festival, November 2013

Berlin Jewish Film Festival, July 2013

Credits

Director: Alon Zingman
Producer: Dikla Barkai, Yonatan Aroch
Produced with the help of: The Jerusalem Film and Television Fund, AVI CHAI Foundation, Gesher Multicultural Film Fund
Screenplay: Ori Elon, Yehonatan Indursky
Cinematographer: Roey Roth
Editor: Gilad Ariel, Etti Li-On Zingman, Ayala Bengad, Tamar Ben Baruch
Sound designer: Yossi Appelbaum
Original music: Avi Belleli
Art designer: Tamar Gadish
Cast: Dov Glickman, Michael Aloni, Ayelet Zurer, Neta Riskin, Shira Hass

Original Language: Hebrew

Subtitles: English

 

Quotes

"This hit Israeli TV series offers a touching and revealing look into the feelings, yearnings, and disappointments of an orthodox family, Excellent script, acting, and direction combine to provide a delightful excursion into the world of the Haredi, where we see and feel the humanity under the black hats and tzitzit", Paul Drescher, Santa Cruz Jewish Film Festival


"Delicate, touching story, outstanding acting ... simply excellent series", Neta Choter, MAKO


"The work of the director Alon Zingman is admirable in its precision when it comes to details.", Mor Company, Nana 10


"A magic world which can easily attract any viewer", Ophir Artzi, Achbar Hair


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