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SOMEONE TO RUN WITH

Israel, 2006 (MIFF 2007, Stars of David)

Director: Oded Davidoff

SOMEONE TO RUN WITH

The first Israeli film selected to open the Jerusalem Film Festival, nominated for 12 gongs at last year's Israeli Academy Awards. Based on the best-selling novel by David Grossman, Someone to Run With careens through the streets of Jerusalem on the end of a labrador's leash. Two first-time actors play Assaf and Tamar - Assaf, a shy 17 year-old given the impossible task of tracking down the owner of a lost dog, and Tamar, a gifted musician embarking (with her own mutt) on a quest into the city's seamy underworld. Travelling along parallel timelines, their stories collide in a suspenseful climax that shows their accelerated journey into adulthood, self-discovery and first love. “Someone to Run With made me cry and I don't argue with my tears.” - Time Out

Check out the Talking Picture Session - Screens of David

D Oded Davidoff P Shmulik Shem Tov, Orly Bruck, Oriana Ghivoly S Noah Stollman WS Cinephil L Hebrew w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2006/118mins

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