Laila in Haifa (2020)

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1h 39m | Drama 

Laila In Haifa is set over one fateful night in a club in the port town of Haifa and explores the interweaving stories of five women. The film aims to present a snapshot of contemporary life in one of the last remaining spaces where Israelis and Palestinians come together to engage in face-to-face relationships.

Cast Bahira Ablassi, Tom Baum, Tsahi Halevi, Fayez Abu Haya, Khawla Ibraheem, Anuar Jour, Amir Khoury, Clara Khoury, Makram Khoury, Hana Laslo, Asher Lax, Josephine George Nasser, Naama Preis, Muzi Rap, Andrzej Seweryn, Hisham Suliman, Maria Zreik

Director Amos Gitai

Writer Amos Gitai, Marie-José Sanselme

First Assistant Director Tzipory Bar Yosef

Cinematography Eric Gautier

Music Alexey Kochetkov 

Sound Michel Kharat, Sami Merib, Francesco, Tumminello

Costumes Shani Bar-Ness

Makeup Department Carmit Buzaglo, Revital Darom

Casting Ilan Moscovitch, Anna Maria Hawa, Abeer Lawen

Producer Amos Gitai, Catherine Dussart, Laurent Truchot

Executive producer(s) Shuki Friedman, , Gadi Levy, Laura Samara

Associate producer(s) Andrea Di Nardo, Leon Edery, Moshe Edery, Ruth Hendel, Stephen Hendel, Patrick Jeanneret

Production Agav Films, CDP, United King Films Distribution

Nominations
Golden Lion | Amos Giatai

Volpi Cup for Best Actress

Volpi Cup for Best Actor

Grand Jury Prize

Marcello Mastroianni Award (Venice)

Best Screenplay Award (Venice)

Venice Film Festival Green Drop Award

Silver Lion for Best Director

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