Next to Her
First screened in October 2014
Director: Asaf Korman. Cast: Liron Ben-Shlush, Dana Ivgy, Jacob Daniel, Liat Goren, Varda Ben Hur, Carmit Messilati-Kaplan, Sophia Ostrisky. Screenplay: Liron Ben-Shlush. Twitter Capsule:
Autobiographical legacies palpable in the details, but film isn't insular. Sensitive yet tough on sisterly tie.
Style itself may not be too adventurous, but film shows real mettle in evading narrative expectations around family bond, caregiver role, and romantic potential.