Everything is Broken Up and DancesVIEW EVENT DETAILS
The 17th Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival
This brand new film is a contemporary war drama, set in and around Tel Aviv’s music scene, complete with crooked agents, a love interest and underground concerts. The central character, Nony, returns from a military operation in Gaza a shattered man. As the sole survivor of a Hamas rocket attack, he is haunted by the terrifying experience.
Life post military is a struggle for himself, his parents and his friends. After a long period of silence, the treatment of a psychiatrist produces some unexpected results. Nony becomes a channel for his deceased uncle Amnon, who had always dreamt of being a singer.
With a bizarre stage presence – somewhere between Johnny Rotten and Mick Jagger — the spirit of Nony’s uncle takes center stage to become a phenomenon in the contemporary music scene. Although his first appearances are laughed at, he quickly becomes the “in thing.“ Convinced he is a musical star, Nony’s musical journey is only the beginning along the path to his mental rehabilitation.
- 2016 The Israeli Film Academy: Best Supporting Actor, Dudu Tassa