Ha Ben Dod
“Extremely impressive… subtly weaves humor into a marvelous offering that keeps you guessing to the very end.” (Huffington Post)
Veteran actor, Tzahi Grad, proves himself adept both behind and in front of the camera in this razor-sharp dark comedy. Left-leaning actor Naphtali is forced to question his liberal convictions when the Palestinian handyman he hired to work on his studio is accused of committing a crime, and Naphtali is torn between defending him or succumbing to the prejudicial assumptions of his friends and family. “Both humorous and explosive, The Cousin is a spirited take on an irrational divide.” (The Hollywood Reporter).
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Festivals and Awards
- Nominee: Best Screenplay - Israeli Film Academy Awards, 2017
- Nominee: Best Actor (Tzahi Grad) - Israeli Film Academy Awards, 2017
- Nominee: Best Supporting Actor (Ala Dakka) - Israeli Film Academy Awards, 2017
- Winner: Artistic Achievement in an Israeli Feature Film - Haifa International Film Festival, 2017
- Winner: Best Actor (Tzahi Grad) - Israeli Film Academy Awards, 2018
|Cast||Ala Dakka, Osnat Fishman, Tzahi Grad, Uri Hochman, Yaron Motola|
|Language||Hebrew, Arabic w/English subtitles|