Hill Start

A Comic drama that tells the story of the Geva family - a bourgeois family from Jerusalem. When the mother of the family, Ora, goes into a coma after a car accident, the family members try to bring her back in every way possible.

Original title:
Zinuk BaAlia
Year:
2014
Length:
90 minutes
Country:
Director:
Oren Shtern
Genre:

Shown at

  1. 19th CAJE Miami Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  2. 21st Annual Hartford Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  3. 26th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  4. Cincinnati Jewish & Israeli Film Festival - 2016
  5. DPJCC's 15th Annual Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  6. Edmonton Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  7. Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  8. Israel Film Festival Los Angeles - 2014
  9. Jewish Cinema Mississippi - 2015
  10. Jewish International Film Festival (Australia) - 2015
  11. JPL Israeli Film Festival (Montreal) - 2016
  12. Maine Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  13. Nashville Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  14. New Hampshire Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  15. New Jersey Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  16. Randi & Bruce Pergament Fall Mini Film Festival - 2015
  17. Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  18. SERET Internacional (Santiago) - 2015
  19. SERET Internacional (Santiago) - 2017
  20. Seret: The Amsterdam Israeli Film and Television Festival - 2015
  21. Sonoma County Israeli Film Fest - 2018
  22. UK Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  23. Wilmington Jewish Film Festival - 2019

1 Response

  1. jewishfilmfests says:

    Hill Start, first feature film by Oren Stern, is a quirky feel-good comedy on the subject of the family. In contrast to other films about the family which have been mostly dramas, this one is a comedy about father-son relations, commitment, marriage, communication and compromise.
    Read Amy Kronish’s full review:
    http://israelfilm.blogspot.com/2014/08/summer-of-comedy.html

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