Film Movement buys 'For My Father' for U.S.
Dror Zahavi's award-winning Hebrew-language thrillerFilm Movement has acquired North American rights to Dror Zahavi's "For My Father" (Sof Shavua B'Tel Aviv), a Hebrew-language thriller. It will have a limited theatrical run and a day-and-date cable VOD release this winter.
The film tells the story of Terek, a Palestinian forced to go on a suicide mission to Tel Aviv, who is given a second chance when the fuse on his explosive vest fails to detonate.
It won the audience award at the Moscow International Film Festival and was nominated for seven awards by the Israeli Film Academy.
The acquisition was negotiated by Film Movement president Adley Gartenstein and Paco Alvarez of Forward Motion Entertainment Corp.