Year of Production: 2021
Hebrew and Spanish with English subtitles
Written by: Uri Katz
Directed by: Ben Bachar
Produced by: Gal Greenspan, Roi Kurland, Maya Fischer, Moshe Edery, Leon Edery
Co-Producers: Vandalo – Diego conejero, Juan Pablo Lasserre, Julieta Biassotti
Director of Photography: Lael Utnik
Editor: Ilana Reina, Niv Nahum
Casting Director: Galit Eshkol, Jaime Correa, Hedras Antonio Urrego
Production designer: Maria Camila Agudelo
Assistant Directors: Renata Biagiola, Esteban Jasper
Line Producers: Shirley Salzman, Keren Newman, Jose Maria Landi
Carolina Rodriguez Naranjo
Pedro Andres Calvo Gomez
Shuli a young Yemenite boy traveling to Colombia after his military service in the IDF. Three weeks passes and his family can't contact with him anymore. Apparently, Shuli was kidnapped for money ransom. His Father Avihu deciding to flight to south America to find his son and bring him back to Israel. For the mission he recruiting his best friend Nati and his brother-in-law Betzalel. The group is arriving to Columbia and after an unsuccessful meeting with the snatchers Shuli is being transferred to the Medellín drug Cartel. There, he accepted to train the Cartel members given the fact he was a soldier in the IDF. With the help of Coral form the Israeli ministry of foreign affairs, and Andrea a young local girl, the group will locate Shuli in the heart of the jungles of Tairona and the lost city. It won't be that easy and the group will find their way through an ayahuasca ceremony, hallucinogenic frogs, Avihu's kidney will be robbed, they'll get lost in the jungles, fight in a bulls fight and so on...
Ben Bachar is one of Israel’s leading commercial and television directors, with a wide range of experience from large formats to smaller, more intimate productions. He began his career as an editor and screenwriter and quickly transitioned to directing promos and advertisements before moving into narrative storytelling. Ben has directed a handful of the most popular and memorable sketches Throughout six seasons of “A Wonderful Country". He has also created and directed the hit series “Zanzouri” for the YES network starring Yuval Semo, as well as various episodes of “The Israelis”, “The People of Segula” and “Hall Of Culture.” In recent years, Ben has collaborated with Keshet and Reshet to direct some of the most prominent and award-winning promos made in Israel today.