Year of Production : 2012
Hebrew with English subtitles
Written and directed by Tal Granit and Sharon Maymon
Written and Directed by: Tal Granit & Sharon Maymon
Producers: Gal Greenspan & Roi Kurland
Director Of Photography: Shai Peleg
Editor: Nofar Volpo
Production Designer: Yiftach Shapira
Sound Designer: Aviv Aldema
Yiftach Klein- Yuval
Yuval Hilla Vidor-Michaela
Oded Leopold- Yiftach Ido Bartal - Noam
Sea, sun, island, a family on vacation. And all Yuval wants is to get the heck out of there.
Tal Granit was born in Tel Aviv in 1969. She graduated from the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School, Jerusalem with distinction. Granit also studied acting at Yoram Levinstein’s Acting Studio.
Together with Sharon Maymon, she wrote and directed To Kill A Bumblebee (2009, 7 min), which won the Best Short Film Award at Valladolid Film Festival, the Haifa Film Festival and won more prizes around the world and Mortgage (52 min, 2006), which won the Best Drama Award at the Jerusalem International Film Festival. Tal is an Alumni of the Talent Campus of The Berlinale 2005. My Sweet Euthanasia, a feature film script she wrote with Sharon Maymon, was selected to participate in Talent Project Market of the Berlinale 2010 and won the best pitch award.
Sharon Maymon, was born in Ramle in 1973. He graduated from the Camera Obscura film school. Maymon co-wrote the feature film A Matter of Size (2009, 90 mins) with Danny Cohen-Solal and co-directed it with Erez Tadmor. A Matter of Size premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2009 and was the opening film of the Jerusalem Film Festival the same year. The film also won the Audience Award at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival and Best Comedy Award at Traverse City Film Festival. It was awarded the Discovery Award at the Sarlat Film Festival and the Grand Prix at Festival de l'Alpe d'Huez . A Matter of Size was nominated in thirteen categories in the Israeli Academy Awards and won three of them, and it was the blockbuster film in Israel in 2009. Paramount Pictures bought the rights for an American remake of the film.
Together with Tal Granit, Sharon wrote and directed To Kill a Bumblebee (2009, 7 min), which won the Best Short Film Award at Valladolid Film Festival , and Haifa Film Festival and won prizes all over the world. His other short film, Mortgage (52 min, 2006), won the Best Drama Award at the Jerusalem International Film Festival.
My Sweet Euthanasia, a feature film script he wrote with Tal Granit, was selected to participate in Talent Project Market of the Berlinale 2010 and won the best pitch award.
Shortlisted for the 2015 Oscars ®
Frameline- San Francisco International LGBT Festival, 2013
Palm Springs International Shortfest, 2013
Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2013
Melbourne International Film Festival, 2013
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, 2013- winner Short Film Award
NewFest: The NYC LGBT Film Festival
Skeive Filmer Film Festival, 2013
Tampa International Gay and Lesbian, 2013
24th Annual Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, 2013
Dayton LGBT Film Festival, 2013
Milwuakee Film Festival, 2013
Image Out- Rochester LGBT, 2013- Jury Award for Best Short
Frenso Reel Pride, 2013
Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, 2013
Warsaw Film Festival, 2013
11th Annual Southwest Gay And Lesbian Film Festival, 2013
Boston Jewish Film Festival, 2013
Reel Q Pittsburgh International LGBT film festival, 2013
Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, 2013
Interfilm Berlin, 2013