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Title Past Life
Published Jewish International Film Festival, 2016
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (109 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Summary Two Israeli sisters unravel the shocking truth about their father’s murky wartime experiences this hybrid detective thriller and heart-tugging melodrama. Unfolding in the late 1970s, PAST LIFE centres on the daughters of Holocaust survivors, combative liberal journalist Nana and her younger sister Sephi, a soprano and aspiring composer. After a performance in West Berlin, Sephi is accosted by an elderly Polish woman who angrily accuses her father of murder. Traumatised by the startling encounter, the sisters launch an investigation, attempting to discover what really happened to their father in Poland during the war. Nominated for multiple awards at the **Awards of the Israeli Film Academy**. Official Selection at the **Toronto International Film Festival**. *"A striking and thought-provoking picture." - Glenn Kenny, *****
Notes Title from title frames
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Performer Doron Tavory, Joy Rieger, Nelly Tagar
Event Originally produced by Jewish International Film Festival in 2016
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
In English,German,Hebrew,Polish
Subject Foreign films
Motion pictures
Middle East
Genre/Form Feature films.
Form Streaming video
Author Nesher, Avi, film director
Tavory, Doron, actor
Rieger, Joy, actor
Tagar, Nelly, actor
Jewish International Film Festival (Firm),
Kanopy (Firm),