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Cock Fight

Israel, 2000 (MIFF 2001, Fiction)

Director: Sigalit Liphshitz

On a hot summers day, an Israeli chicken-breeder encoun­ters a Palestinian roadblock on the way to market. When he discovers that the man in charge is a former employee, it's not only the chickens that start teeling the heat.

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