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Special relationship between Holocaust Survivor and his foreign worker caregiver

The warm relationship between Mendel, an elderly Holocaust survivor, and his Filipino caretaker, Jose, is tested when Jose does not have a work permit and the police begin searching the neighborhood for illegal foreign workers.

Crew
Director: Yitzik Sverdlov
Producer: Moshe Tal
Cinematographer: Moshe Huri
Cast
Shmulik Shilo, Gershon Zuta, Yishai Meir, Miri Boker
Screenings & Prizes

Awards
Special Award, Jerusalem Film Festival 2002
Second Prize, Jewish Film Festival, Jerusalem 2002

Festivals

Jerusalem Film Festival 2002
Jewish Film Festival Jerusalem 2002
Gerona Film Festival, Spain 2003
Interanational Student Film Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel 2004