The Kind Words

 

YEAR: 2015

RUNNING TIME: 118 MINUTES

COUNTRY: ISRAEL/CANADA

LANGUAGE: FRENCH AND HEBREW WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

DIRECTOR: SHEMI ZARHIN

GENRE: DRAMA/COMEDY

 

This quirky and wry comedy follows three Jewish Israeli siblings – Dorona and brothers Netanel and Shai – who, in the wake of their mother’s death, learn the man who raised them is not their biological dad. The revelation sends them on a road trip from Israel across France to discover the truth about their real father. The sixth feature from writer-director Shemi Zarhin explores an unraveling family secret and the bittersweet journey of self-discovery that follows.

 

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