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Cinema South
Film Festival

The Returning Son

  • Documentary

  • Country of production: Israel

  • Year of production: 2016

  • Length: 38 minutes

  • Language: Hebrew & Thai (English subtitles)


Director: Ido Jacoby

Producer: Ido Jacoby

Writer: Ido Jacoby

Cinematography: Lior Cohen, Ido Jacoby, Guy Wasserman

Editor: Guy Wasserman

Participants: Ido Jacoby, Chirasak Choemue, Anat Jacoby Choemue



An agricultural-Zionistic family goes to Thailand, to meet Chiri's family, the Thai man who runs the family’s business. Chiri married Anat, the daughter of the family. I, Ido, Anat’s younger brother, disconnected myself from the family business. This left Chiri the sole successor of the business.

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