Ariella is severely chastised by her father for every little thing. But when she makes a terrible mistake, she has to determine her punishment herself, and uncovers a secret...
Director: Yehonatan Indursky Israel 2018, series, german premiere, 209 min., Hebrew with English subtitles Production: United Studios of Israel in collaboration with AVI CHAI Foundation supported by the GESHER Multicultural Film Fund and the Ministry of Culture and Sports, Israel International distribution: Menemesha Films, USA Screenplay: Yehonatan Indursky & Ori Elon Cinematography: Yaniv Linton, Amit Yasur Cast: Assi Cohen, Danielle Kertesz, Shuli Rand, Nir Di-Nur, Tali Sharon
17-year-old Ariella is severely chastised by her father for every little thing. He considers strict discipline to be
essential for raising children. Her mother is much more lenient and even allows her to drive. When she falls
into a coma because of an accident Ariella caused, Giora refuses to punish his daughter. Overwhelmed by her
guilt, Ariella tries everything to atone for her actions. In the process, she uncovers a secret in her father’s past,
and both must learn to face their failings and anxieties... The first full-length feature film by directors Imri
Matalon and Aviad Givon is an intense and complex drama about guilt and forgiveness that lingers in the
Alice in the City, 2018 Italy; Israel Film Festival 2019, USA; London Israel Film & TV Festival 2019, UK; Zlín Festival 2019, Czech Republic; Montreal Israeli Festiival 2019, Canada; Berkshire International Film Festival, UK
Israeli filmmaker Imri Matalon studied at the Sam Spiegel School for Film and Television. He co-directed BROKEN MIRRORS as his debut full-length feature film. He previously made some shorts: directing DEAD END (2006), producing CAMPING (2006), and shooting ROAD MARKS (2006) and PASSING SHADOW (2009). Israeli filmmaker Aviad Givon studied at the Sam Spiegel School for Film and Television, where he was involved in shorts such as CAMPING and DEAD END (both 2006). He authored the prizewinning book “The Picture Looks At Me.” He co-directed BROKEN MIRRORS as his debut full-length feature film.