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Nina's Tragedies

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Time Out says

More rueful than comedic, this melodramatic Israeli dramedy from Israeli writer-director Savi Gavizon balances tart observations of love's eccentricities with the frail, introspective world of adolescent yearning. Unengaged at school and alienated from his recently separated parents, 14-year-old Nadav (Elkabets) spends most nights spying on his foxy Aunt Nina (Zurer), dutifully recording his obsessive, masturbatory fantasies in a secret diary. After Nina experiences a family tragedy, their dynamic shifts. Although some of his plot devices strain at times, Gavizon demonstrates a palpable tenderness for human shortcomings of all kinds.
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Release Details

  • Duration:110 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Savi Gabizon
  • Cast:
    • Ayelet July Zurer
    • Aviv Elkabets
    • Yoram Hatav
    • Shmil Ben-Ari
    • Anat Waxman
    • Alon Aboutboul
    • Dov Navon
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