Skip to main content

Operation YY

Israel, 2000 (MIFF 2001, Fiction)

Director: Oded Lotan

Ron barely knows the daylight hours, while his nights are divided between his job as an editor of wedding videos, Internet chatrooms and futuristic fantasies. A striking and sensitive portrait of modern alienation.

See also...

Raw Dates

This immediate and painful drama focuses on two teenage Israeli girls grappling with self-esteem, desire and their unsteady alliance. Emotionally intricate acting and subtle direction combine to ... More »

Cock Fight

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 ... More »

Grief

Yonah wishes to bury his son who has committed suicide, however for religious reasons he cannot. We follow Yonah throughout the day, as he dejectedly picks up passengers in his taxi. The night ... More »

Home

Three generations of a family are confined into an exiled space. Sealed in their living room they watch the bombing of Baghdad and their old home on the television. ... A subtle insight into ... More »

Cottonballs

Daughter of a prostitute demonstrates strate­gies for reducing the irritations and pleasures of her domestic routine. In a welcome twist on conventional morality, this little student film ... More »

Black Spot in the Desert

In the harsh landscape of the Judean desert, two Israeli truck drivers accidently hit and kill a Bedouin child. The confrontation between the family of the child and the drivers is a stark and ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director