A LIFE’S WORK (Mifal Hayim)

A LIFE’S WORK (Mifal Hayim)

Director: Gadi Nemet / Israel 2003

Genre: Fiction

Category: TV Drama

Production: Gadi Nemet

Cast: Samuel Calderon, Irit Gidron, Tzachi Noy, Yonatan Cherchi.

Language: Hebrew, French

Subtitles: English / French

Length: 61 minutes

Ya’acov Binyamini, a successful businessman, returns to the Kibbutz (a collective village)  he left many years ago. Binyamini is interested in acquiring the kibbutz’s bankrupt cosmetics factory. Hilik, who considers the kibbutz factory his life’s work, is forced into a final battle against all odds, involving the disintegrating kibbutz society as well as, the heart of his wife Dorit, Binyamini’s first love.

read more

Festivals & Awards:

  • Dignity and Work International Film Festival Gdansk, Poland 2004
  • Israel Film Festival - New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, USA 2004
  • Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Canada 2004
  • Southern Film Festival Sderot, Israel 2004
  • FIPA International Festival of Audiovisual Programs - Selective market - Biarritz,
    France 2004
  • Official Selection: Festival de Cine de Granada, Spain 2004
  • Silver Remi Award: Worldfest International Film Festival Houston Texas, USA