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A young woman tries to comes to terms with a failed relationship after moving back home.

Mika’s boyfriend Nati puts an end to the relationship when Mika proposes marriage. Mika moves back home and becomes addicted to the ATARI video game still sitting in her childhood bedroom. But going back to the past doesn’t heal Mika’s heartache. She will have to find another way of moving on.

Director: Shira Billig
Producer: Ruchama Erenhalt
Screenwriter: Shira Billig
Cinematographer: Moshe Huri
Editor: Noam Lavy
Dafi Shoshana Alpern, Avraham Selektar, Iftach Raveh.
Additional Crew
Sound Design: Nati Taub
Original Music: Ophir Leibovich
Screenings & Prizes

Jerusalem Mayor's Prize for Best Film, Maaleh Graduation Ceremony 2019

Palm Springs ShortFest, USA 2019

Haifa Film Festival ISRAEL 2019

Naples Film Festival, FL, USA 2019

St. Louis Film Festival, USA 2019

Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, First Prize Israeli Short Film Competition, ISRAEL 2019

Miami Jewish Film Festival, USA 2020

Festival du Cinema Israelien de Paris FRANCE 2020

Nice Israel Film Festival, FRANCE 2020

Changing Perspectives International Film Festival, TURKEY 2020

Robinson Short Film Competition, Film Pittsburgh, Award Winner USA 2020

Jersey Shore Film Festival, USA 2020

Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Canada, 2020

Flickers Rhode Island, USA 2020

Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest, ROMANIA 2020

San Diego Jewish Film Festival, USA 2020

St. John's International Women's Film Festival, CANADA 2020

Austin Jewish Film Festival, USA 2020

VGIK International Student Film Festival, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, 2020

Piterkit International Student Film Festival, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, 2020 Best Student Narrative Film

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, USA 2020

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival, USA 2021

Denver Jewish Film Festival, USA 2021

Close:Up Reykjavik Film Festival, Iceland, 2021

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