Year of Production : 2016
Hebrew with English subtitles
Written and Directed by Tom Shoval
Supported by: Gesher Multifcultural Film Fund, Mifal Hapais, Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles
Written and Directed by: Tom Shoval
Producers: Gal Greenspan, Roi Kurland & Aurélien odinaux Director of Photography: Itay Marom
Editor: Joëlle Alexis
Sound Designer & Mix: Thomas Grimm-Landsberg Original Music: Asher Goldschmidt
Art Director: Carrmela Sanderson
Casting: Maayan Rassin
Line Producer: Boaz Vexler
Tamara, a young Tel Avivian is sitting in a coffee shop, preoccupied with her own thoughts when she is approached by a complete stranger with an urgent request. This encounter leads Tamara on a mysterious voyage in search of the truth.
Tom Shoval was born in Petach Tikva, Israel in 1981 and is a filmmaker, film critic and a teacher. He made award winning short films including The Hungry Heart , Shred of Hope and I Will Drink My Tears, which participated in numerous festivals around the world.
He graduated with merit from the ‘Sam Spiegel’ School for Cinema and Television, in 2007. Youth is Shoval’s debut feature film.
Youth has been screened at more than 50 festivals around the world including Berlin Film Festival, London BFI, Honk Kong Film Festival, Karlovy Vary, Tokyo Filmex, New Films New Directors FF New York, and many others. The film also won the grand prize at the Taipei Film Festival 2013: the New Talent Award, and won three major prizes at the Jerusalem Film Festival 2013 including best film.
Indie Lisboa, 2017