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OPEN YOUR EYES

(2017)

A film by Ilay Mevorach

Genre(s): Drama

• Theme(s): Jewish / Medecine / Prejudice

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OPEN YOUR EYES

  • Ilay Mevorach

    Biography:

    Ilay Mevorach was born in Jerusalem and currently lives in Tel-Aviv. He graduated from the Film and Television Department of Tel-Aviv University. He works as a Cinematographer and first AC for fiction films and documentaries. "Open your eyes" is his first film as a director.

    Filmography:

Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2017: Haifa Film Festival
  • 2018: Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival | International Competition
  • 2018: Festival du Cinéma Israélien de Paris
  • 2018: Cleveland International Film Festival (USA)
  • 2018: Palm Springs International Shortfest
  • 2018: Bristol Encounters International Short Film Festival
  • 2018: Port Townsend Film Festival Best Narrative Short

Synopsis



Ilana arrives for her monthly treatment at the eye clinic. Her doctor is absent and is replaced by Dr Khoury. Ilana considers herself a liberal woman but there is no chance that an Arab doctor will give her a shot in the eye. Yohai, who understands that his mother is losing her eyesight, won't let her leave.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 14'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Ratio: 2,35:1 (Cinemascope)
  • Country(ies) of production: Israel
  • Original Language(s): Hebrew
  • Subtitle(s) available: English
  • Audience: General Audiences
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Asi Levi, Shady Srour, Roy Gurai
  • Screenplay: Ilay Mevorach
  • Cinematographer: Eyal Elisha
  • Editor: Yael Perlov
  • Sound: Ami Arad
  • Music: Habib Shadah Hanna
  • Producer: Kobi Mizrahi

Company Credits

  • Produced by: KM Productions