An Israeli swimming tutor living in Chicago returns to Israel after 10 years of absence to bury his father. An encounter with a beloved childhood friend and his newly engaged girlfriend will set a series of events that will affect everyone's lives.

Czechia, Germany, Israel 2022
  • Czech
127 min.
  • This film is available until 8. 12. 2032 in these territories: Czechia.

Eli works as a swimming coach in Chicago but news of his father’s death necessitates his return to his native Israel. Eli seems to have put the past behind him yet, even so, he decides to contact Yotam, a childhood friend, who now runs a flower shop with his fiancée Iris. Reigniting an old friendship sets in motion a series of events that have a lasting impact on the lives of everyone involved… After the success of The Cakemaker Ofir Raul Graizer returns to the Karlovy Vary IFF with an affectionate tribute to 60s and 70s cinema in a film full of emotion, colour and fragrance that pays homage to values such as friendship, love and moral responsibility.

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Director: Ofir Raul Graizer
Screenplay: Ofir Raul Graizer
Cinematography: Omri Aloni
Music: Dominique Charpentier
Sound: Daniel Mualem
Editing: Michal Oppenheim, Ofir Raul Graizer
Production Design: Daniel Kossow, Nizan Zifrut
Producer: Itai Tamir, Ofir Raul Graizer, Marcos Kantis, Jan Macola
Co-production: Ami Livne
Costumes: Lital Goldfine
Cast: Oshrat Ingadashet, Michael Moshonov, Ofri Biterman, Moni Moshonov, Irit Sheleg, Evelyn Kaplun, Ruba Blal, Lukas Henri Kropat, Seumas F. Sargent, Udi Razzin
  • This film is available until 8. 12. 2032 in these territories: Czechia.