One Week and a Day
- PRODUCTION INFO
- FESTIVALS & AWARDS
World premiere: Cannes Critics’ Week 2016
Producers: Saar Yogev & Naomi Levari
Writer & Director: Asaph Polonsky
Supported by: The Rabinovich Foundation
Broadcaster: Reshet – Channel 2
World Sales: New Europe Film Sales
Distribution: France, USA, Italy, Denmark, Brazil, Singapor, Taiwan, HBO east Europe, Germany, Australia
Participated at: Sam Spiegel International Film Lab – Jerusalem 2012, EAVE 2013
Presented at: Work-in-Progress Haifa – Winner, Sofia Meetings
In a span of a day, a grieving father steals medicinal marijuana from a hospice,
skips work and hangs out with his estranged neighbor’s son while his wife tries
to get back to her daily routine as she fights off school teachers, stray kittens
and dental clinic workers.
Graduate of AFI. His graduation film, Samnang, was nominated for an Academy Award in 2013. His short films have been screened in many festivals, including New York, Aspen and Milan, where he won the Grand Prix. One Week and a Day is his debut feature-length film.
Eyal: Shai Avivi
Vicky: Evgenia Dodina
Zooler: Tomer Kapon
Bar: Alona Shauloff
Raphael: Uri Gavriel
Shmulik Zooler: Sharon Alexander
Keren Zooler: Karmit Mesilati Kaplan
DP: Mosh Mishali Editor: Tali Halter Shenkar
Production Designer: Yoav Sinai Make-up Artist: Dikla Shar’abi
Original music: Ran Bagno Songs: Tamar Aphek
Sound Recordists: Eli Bain Costume Designer: Chen Oshri
Line Producer: Boaz Vexler Gaffer: Nir Rachmin
Grip: Guy Ne’eman Post Production: Ariel Richter
The Gan Foundation Award – Cannes Film Festival, Semainne de la Critique.
The Haggiag award for best Israeli Feature Film, The FIPRESCI Award for Best Israeli Debut, The Anat Pirchi Award for Best Script & for Best First Film – Jerusalem IFF.
Honorable Mention – Transatlantik Film Festival (Poland), Best Debut Film – UKJFF,
Best Intl. Debut – Cinergia IFF, Audiance award – AFI, GRAND PRIX – CAMERA OF DAVID, Best Fiction Feature, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Music – Warsaw JFF
Best Ansamble of Actors – Oldenburg IFF, Best Debut – Brussels Mediterranean FF.
Karlovy Vary,Cinema City Film Festival (Serbia), Busan IFF, Chicago IFF, BIFF, Mill Valley IFF, SFJFF, Calgary IFF, Athens FF, Lima FF, Bratislava IFF, Goa IFFI, Cork FF, Quezon City, Goteburg FF