Jerusalem Film Festival

Leave of Absence

  • Fiction

  • Country of production: Israel

  • Year of production: 2016

  • Length: 18 minutes

  • Language: Hebrew (English subtitles)

 

Writer and director: Moshe Rosenthal

Producers: Mika Timor, Ben Giladi

Editor: Daffy Farbman

Music: Gal Lev

Sound: Vitali Grinshpan

Cast: Uri Klauzner, Yoav Rotman, Chen Hefetz, Ben Heine

Synopsis:

After his daughters accidentally bleach his hair, before another stressful family dinner, Meir decides to escape. The middle aged, suburban history teacher unexpectedly finds what he needed when a chance encounter with his former students plunges him into a night of pure rebellious energy.