Sarah Stein Shalom Berlin – Shalom Tel Aviv

 

Germany, 2016

Director: Matthias Tiefenbacher

German with English Subtitles

Drama/Thriller

88 minutes

 

 

Set in vibrant, contemporary Berlin, this gritty crime drama will resonate with those who like Netflx series such as Fauda or television crime dramas. With so many Israelis living in Germany, Jewish criminal investigator Sara Stein is trying to solve the murder of Tamar, an Israeli DJ and star of the Berlin club scene. While the suspicion focuses on Tamar’s Palestinian boyfriend Khalid, political and religious factors influence the case, but will they lead Sara to the killer? Helping her is an Israeli pianist who wins the affections of Sara and prompts her to think about her identity as a secular German-born Jew.

 

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