The Exchange / Hahithalfut
Eran Kolirin, Israel, Germany, 2011.
Directed by: Eran Kolirin
Script: Eran Kolirin
Producer: Eilon Ratzkovsky, Karl Baumgartner, Raimond Goebel, Yossi Uzrad, Guy Jacoel
Production company: July August Productions, Pandora Filmproduktion
Cinematography: Shai Goldman
Editing: Arik Lahav-Leibovitz
Cast: Rotem Keinam, Sharon Tal, Dov Navon, Shirili Deshe, Zvika Fishzon, Michael Kfir, Arie Mark
Format: 35 mm
Running time: 94'
A man comes home at a time of day heâ€™s never been there before. A time when the light hits it differently, when the humming of the fridge is the only audible sound. A man comes home at a time heâ€™s never come home before and for a moment it seems to him like he has walked into the house of a stranger, empty and silent at a desolate mid-day hour. A man comes home and all of a sudden can see fabulous and forgotten things. Dust particles swirling around in a white ray of light. An old price tag glued to the underside of the table. A man comes home like a tourist and observes anew those things that make up his life. The parking lot, the stairs, the full mailboxes. A man comes home and walks into his life at a time heâ€™s never been inside it, observing it with the eyes of the child he once was. And, once again, it is filled with mystery and magical hideouts. The corridors, the passageways, the boiler rooms. A man stands by and observes his own life from the outside. But is this life still truly his own?
Awards and Festivals
Venice Film Festival 2011
Eran Kolirin is born in 1973, Tel Aviv. His feature film debut as a director 'The Band's Visit' (screened at 2008 ZFF) won him worldwide critical acclaim and over 50 prestigious awards around the globe, among them, the Un Certain Regard Jury Coup de Coeur Award in Cannes, and the European Film Academy Discovery Award. 'The Exchange' is his second feature film.
Location and screening schedule:
TUÅ KANAC CINEMA, Tuesday, October 18th at 13.00
EUROPA CINEMA, Tuesday, October 18th at 22.00
EUROPA CINEMA, Wednesday, October 19th at 17.00
EUROPA CINEMA, Sunday, October 23rd at 19.00