Peaches and Cream
(Canada-wide)

Thursday, March 4th, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Katzefet ve Duvdevanim

An existential comedy about a neurotic film director whose fear of failure, death and losing control all surface on the night his new film is released. The movie is autobiographical in that Gur Bentwich really did have the experiences of turning out a movie that couldn’t find a good-sized audience and of walking around with a heart attack he wasn’t aware of. Potentially depressing material, but not in this movie…it’s kept sprightly, switching from encounter to encounter and from place to place (including one place that is not of this world). A film within a film, top actors and other movie professionals, including fellow directors, came on board to help earn Peaches and Cream 11 nominations for the Ophir (the Israeli Oscar).

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Festivals and Awards

  • Winner - Best Supporting Actor(Dover Koshashvili), Best Supporting Actress (Hadas Ben Aroya), Award of the Israeli Film Academy 2019
  • Winner - Best Script, Jerusalem Film Festival 2019
  • Winner - Best Actor (Gur Bentwich), Moscow International Film Festival 2020

Event Details


Film Info

Year 2019
Country Israel
Director Gur Bentwich
Cast Maya Kenig, Gur Bentwich, Alon Abutbul, Dover Koshashvilli, Alon Abutbul, Ester Rada, Ben Aroya
Runtime 94 min
Language Hebrew w/ English subtitles
Genre