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A film by Michael Grudsky

Genre(s): Drama

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  • Michael Grudsky


    Michael Grudsky, born in 1985 in Rostov on Don (Russian Federation), immigrated in 1993 to Germany. After his higher education entrance qualification he took up his studies of Film Directing at the University of Film in Munich and at the University of Cinematography (VGIK) in Moscow. Currently he takes part in the master program at Filmakademie Vienna in Directing class of Michael Haneke.During his studies Michael realised several short films as a screenwriter and director (like A Last Sacrifice 2013; Silow 2011; Stillleben 2010). He directed several theatre plays written by A. Tchechov (Uncle Vanya), M. Gorki (Cranks) and A. Ostrovsky (Dochodnoe mesto) and played as an actor in different plays, such as M. Bulgakovs Zoyka's Apartment and Tchechovs Ivanov


Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2017: Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival | International Competition
  • 2017: Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis | Short Film CompetitionBest Short Film
  • 2017: Noida International Film Festival | Official SelectionBest Short Film
  • 2017: New Renaissance Film Festival | Official Selection
  • 2017: Diagonale Festival of Austrian Cinema | Official Selection
  • 2017: Filmfest Dresden | National Competition
  • 2017: Talca International Short Film Festival | International Competition
  • 2017: Brussels Short Film Festival | International Competition
  • 2017: Palm Springs International Shortfest


Erez, an Israeli commissioned officer, and two other soldiers have been ordered to transfer a prisoner to Megiddo prison. Along the way, a conflict arises that forces the young officer to surpass himself in order to solve the situation.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 22'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Ratio: 1,85:1
  • Sound: 5.1
  • Country(ies) of production: Israel / Germany
  • Original Language(s): Hebrew
  • Subtitle(s) available: English / German / Russian
  • Format(s) available: Bluray / DCP / DVD / ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Ido Bartal, Imri Biton, Adeeb Safadi, Yair Mossel, Tom Hagi
  • Cinematographer: Timofei Lobov
  • Editor: Michael Grudsky
  • Screenplay: Evgeny Sosnitsky
  • Sound: Kristofer Harris
  • Costume Design: Rona Doron
  • Music: Joseph Tawadros
  • Producer: Nina Poschinski

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Kader Filmproduktion (Germany)
  • Coproduced by: Bayerischer Rundfunk (Germany)