RED FIELDS

a film by Keren Yedaya
World Premiere: Toronto International Film Festival 2019


Israel/Luxemburg/Deutschland // 93 min // color

Synopsis

Red Fields is a poetic and realistic adaptation of the rock opera Mami, written by Hillel Mittelpunkt, which first came on stage in the 80s before becoming a cult play. Mami works as the gas station cashier of a poor Israeli town, and plans a better future with her beloved husband Nissim for when he gets back from war. Everything changes when Nissim is brought home paralyzed. The young woman decides to rewrite her destiny by leaving for the big city, Tel Aviv.

Written & Directed by

Keren Yedaya

Based on the Musical

Mami by Hillel Mittelpunkt

Camera

Laurent Brunet

Editor

Sari Ezouz Berger

Production Design

Victor Peretz

Sound

Tully Chen, Shai Charles Sivan

Music

Dudu Tassa, Nir Maimon, Yossi Mar-Haim

With

Neta Elkayam, Dudu Tassa, Ami Abu, Eran Zur, Yuval Banai, Riki Gal, Riyad Sliman

With the support of

Israel Film Fund, Film Fund Luxembourg, Hamburg Film Fund, Israeli Deferrals, Gesher Film Fund, Pais.

Producers

Marek Rozenbaum, Michael Rozenbaum, Moshe Edery, Leon Edery, Jonathan Rozenbaum

Co-Producers

Bady Minck, Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu, Michael Eckelt

Production

Transfax Film Production, AMOUR FOU Luxembourg, Rivafilm, United King Films

Worldsales

Playtime

Awards & Nominations

Best Camera @ Jerusalem Film Festival 2019
Best Music @ Jerusalem Film Festival 2019

Festivals

Jerusalem Film Festival - August 2019
Toronto International Film Festival - September 2019
Luxembourg City Film Festival - March 2020