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

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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