1991. The beginning of the massive emigration wave from the USSR to Israel. Twelve-year-old Misha is documenting his family's journey on a home-video camera. The traumatic immigration experience is enhanced up to absurd proportions when their old aunt, Roza, dies on the plane before reaching their ancestors' land.
Special Mention | Haifa IFF, Israel, 2012
Youth Jury Award | Clermont-Ferrand IFF, France, 2013
Best short film, Audience Award, TV Acquisitions Rights Award | Azores IFF, Azores Islands, Portugal, 2013
CAST & CREW
Haim Mecklberg, Estee Yacov Mecklberg
Director of Photography
Michael Goorevich, Slava Franklakh
Ola Shur-Selektar, Gera Sandler
2 Team Production
Born 1978, St. Petersburg, Russia. Prudovsky emigrated from Russia to Israel at the age of 13. He graduated from Tel Aviv University and won the CILECT prize. Among his awards for short and medium length films: nomination for Student Oscar™, Venice, Clermont-Ferrand, and more. He made a miniseries Troyka and a feature film Five Hours from Paris winning Haifa and Napoli. Prudovsky is an artistic adviser for the 4 Film Funds and a script adviser for film schools in Israel.
Occasional Rain (2003, short), Roads to Kfar Qasem (2004, short), Dark Night (2005, short), Like a Fish out of Water (2006, short), Next Year in Toronto (2007, short), Five Hours from Paris (2009), Troyka (2010), Welcome... and our Condolences (2012, short).