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Yaron Zilberman

Ron Leshem

Yaron Zilberman

 

Yehuda Nahari Halevi
Amitay Yaish Ben Ousilio
Anat Ravnizky

Yoav Levi

Dolev Ohana

Raanan Paz

Sivan Mast

Daniella Kertesz

 

David Silber

Sharon Harel-Cohen

Tamar Sela

Yaron Zilberman

Ruth Cats

Moshe Edery

Ron Leshem

26 September 2019 (Israel)

123 min

Hebrew

 

WestEnd Films

 

In September 1993, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin announces the Oslo Accords, which aim to achieve a lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians after decades of violence. Yigal Amir, a law student and a devoted Orthodox Jew, cannot believe that his country’s leader will cede territory that he and many others believe is rightfully — by the word of God — theirs.

As the prospect of a peaceful compromise approaches, Amir turns from a hot-headed political activist to a dangerous extremist. Consumed by anger and delusions of grandeur, he recruits fighters and steals weapons to form an underground militia intent on killing Palestinians. After his longtime girlfriend leaves him, Amir becomes even more isolated, disillusioned, and bitter.

He soon learns of an ancient Jewish law, the Law of the Pursuer, that he believes gives him the right to murder Yitzhak Rabin. Convinced he must stop the signing of the peace treaty in order to fulfil his destiny and bring salvation to his people, Amir’s warped mind sees only one way forward.

 

Awards of the Israeli Film Academy 2019 (Winner - Best Film, Best Casting)

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2020