Berlinale

Zion and his Brother (Zion Ve’ Achiv)

Synopsis
The close relationship of 14-year-old Zion and his older brother reaches a critical point after they cause a horrible accident. Against the humdrum backdrop of a dreary suburb in the Israeli port city of Haifa, the two brothers are challenged by tough questions of morality and loyalty, jealousy and coming-of-age.


World premiere
Sundance International Film Festival 2009, Competition

Key festivals and awards
Sundance International Film Festival 2009
Best Screenplay Gent International Film Festival 2009

Israel, 2009
Director: Eran Merav
Producers: Norma Productions (Israel), MK2 (France), Tradewind Pictures (Germany)
German WCF partner: Tradewind Pictures
World sales: MK2

Funded in the WCF jury meeting in June 2005
Funding amount: 40.000 €