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Samuel Maoz

Samuel Maoz


Yoav Donat

Itay Tiran

Oshri Cohen

Michael Moshonov


Metro Communications – David Silber

Paralite Productions – Uri Sabag, Einat Bikel

United King Films – Moshe & Leon Edri

Arsam International - Ilann Girard

Ariel Films - Benjamina Mirnik


15 Oct. 2009

35 mm

93 min

Hebrew, Arabic, English


Celluloid Dreams


June, 1982 – The First Lebanon War. A lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town – a simple mission that turns into a hair-raising nightmare. The four members of a tank crew find themselves in a violent situation that they cannot contain, motivated by fear and the basic instinct of survival, they desperately try not to lose themselves in the chaos of war.


Art Film Festival 2010 – Best Director – Winner

Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2010 - Best Screenplay – Winner, Jury Grand prize – Winner

Awards of the Israeli Film Academy 2009 - Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Sound – Winner / Best Film, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Editing – Nominee

Brothers Manaki International Film Festival 2010 - Best Cinematography – Winner (Bronze camera)

Camerimage 2009 – Golden Frog Winner

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2010 - Best Foreign-Language Film – Nominee

European Film Awards 2010 - European Discovery of the Year, Best Cinematographer – Winner. Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenwriter, Best Editor – Nominee

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2010 - Best Foreign Language Film – winner

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2010 - Best Non-European Director – Nominee

Jerusalem Film Festival 2009 – Official Selection

Thessaloniki Film Festival 2009 - Human Values Award – Winner

Venice Film Festival 2009 - Golden Lion – winner, Nazareno Taddei Award – Winner, SIGNIS Award - Honorable Mention



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