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Night Movie

Israel, 1986 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Gur Heller

First film by young student of Film Department at Tel Aviv University tolls of dramatic encounter between an Israeli soldier on reserve duty and an Arab boy one dark and troubled night in the back streets of Tel Aviv.

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