Rabin the Last Day (2015)

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 2h 33min | Drama, History 

On the evening of Saturday, November 4, 1995, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is shot down with three bullets at the end of a huge political rally in the center of Tel-Aviv. His killer apprehended at the scene turns out to be a 25-year-old Jewish observant. Investigation into this brutal murder reveals a dark and frightening world that made this tragic deed possible.

A subculture of hate fueled by hysterical rhetoric, paranoia and political intrigue. The extremist rabbis who condemned Rabin by invoking an obscure Talmudic ruling. The prominent right wing politicians who joined in a campaign of incitement against Rabin. The militant Israeli settlers for whom peace meant betrayal. And the security agents who saw what was coming and failed to prevent it. 

This tribute to Nobel Peace Prize winner Yitzhak Rabin on the 20th anniversary of his death sheds light on an ever-growing crisis of hate in Israeli society today. Gitai combines staged re-enactments with actual news footage of the shooting and its aftermath to create a thought-provoking political thriller.

Cast Yitzhak Hiskiya, Pini Mittelman, Tomer Sisley, Michael Warshaviak, Einat Weizman, Yogev Yefet, Ronen Keinan, Tomer Russo , Uri Gottlieb, Ruti Asarsai, Dalia Shimko, Gdalya Besser, Odelia More, Eldad Prywes, Shalom Shmuelov, Mali Levi, Liron Levo, Yona Rosenkier, Yael Abecassis, Shimon Peres

 

Director Amos Gitai

Screenplay Amos Gitai, Marie-José Sanselme 

Cinematography Eric Gautier 

Casting Ilan Moscovitch 

Production design Miguel Merkin 

Editing Yuval Orr

Music Amit Poznansky 

Sound Alex Claude, Nir Alon 

Executive producer(s) Gadi Levy, Shuki Friedman

Gitai Producer(s) Cyril Colbeau-Justin & Jean-Baptiste Dupont, Sylvie Pialat, Laurent Truchot, Michael Tapuach, Francesco Di Silvio, Amos Gitaï Production LGM Cinema, Les Films du Worso, France 2 Cinéma, Orange Studio, Hamon Hafakot, Agav Films 

Associate Producer(s) Cinefeel Prod, Sophie Dulac Distribution, Indie Sales, United King Films In association with Canal+, France Télévisions, Aide aux cinémas du monde, Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée Ministère des affaires étrangères, Institut français With the support of The Rabinovich Foundation For The Arts, Cinema Project, The Leon Recaneti Foundation,

supported by The Cultural Administration Israel Ministry of Culture and Sport - The Israel Film Council, Orange Studio

Festivals
Toronto International Film Festival 2015 - Masters

Venice - Official Competition
TIFF - Masters
Rio IFF
Copenhagen Int. Documentary Film Festival
Seville European Film Festival
Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival
Cineuropa Film Festival
Ljubljana International Film Festival
GOA International Film Festival of India 
Kerala IFF
Human Rights Film Festival / Zagreb
Pune International Film Festival

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