There Were Nights

A troubled father-daughter relationship is placed under the microscope in Ron Ninio’s melancholic Israeli drama, THERE WERE NIGHTS. Featuring real life father-daughter duo Moshe and Dana Ivgy, on screen together for the first time, the film traverses two time periods in the lives of Yitzhak, a renowned Tel Aviv theater director, and his daughter Goni who idolizes him. An only child, ensconced in show business glamour, Goni’s world starts to crumble when her beloved father is imprisoned for financial misconduct and her Russian mother (Jenya Dodina) succumbs to cancer. The loss and fall from grace are more than Yitzhak can bear, forcing Goni — now an emotional wreck — to overcome the grip of her father’s despair in order to seize adulthood.

Original title:
Haiu Leilot
90 minutes

Shown at

  1. 13th Annual Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival (Detroit) - 2011
  2. 15th Annual New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  3. 5th Jewish Film Festival Zagreb - 2011
  4. Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  5. Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema - 2010
  6. Shreveport Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  7. UK Jewish Film Festival - 2010

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