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Israel 2013, TV Series
Director: Alon Zingman
"poignantly written, excellently acted and resonant storylines about life, love and loss".
"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
Best TV Drama, Israeli Academy Awards for Television 2014
Washington Jewish Film Festival, February 2014
|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
"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