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Excerpt from Justification
צפייה בסרטון


22 mins

Year of Production : 2016

Hebrew with English subtitles

Written and Directed by Tom Shoval

Supported by:  Gesher Multifcultural Film Fund, Mifal Hapais, Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles


Written and Directed by: Tom Shoval

Producers: Gal Greenspan, Roi Kurland & Aurélien odinaux Director of Photography: Itay Marom

Editor: Joëlle Alexis

Sound Designer & Mix: Thomas Grimm-Landsberg   Original Music: Asher Goldschmidt

Art Director: Carrmela Sanderson

Casting: Maayan Rassin

Line Producer: Boaz Vexler


Hadas Yaron

Iris Bar


Tamara, a young Tel Avivian is sitting in a coffee shop, preoccupied with her own thoughts when she is approached by a complete stranger with an urgent request. This encounter leads Tamara on a mysterious voyage in search of the truth.

Director's Biography

Tom Shoval was born in Petach Tikva, Israel in 1981 and is a filmmaker, film critic and a teacher. He made award winning short films including The Hungry Heart , Shred of Hope and I Will Drink My Tears, which participated in numerous festivals around the world.


He graduated with merit from the ‘Sam Spiegel’ School for Cinema and Television, in 2007. Youth is Shoval’s debut feature film.


Youth has been screened at more than 50 festivals around the world including Berlin Film Festival, London BFI, Honk Kong Film Festival, Karlovy Vary, Tokyo Filmex, New Films New Directors FF New York, and many others. The film also won the grand prize at the Taipei Film Festival 2013: the New Talent Award, and won three major prizes at the Jerusalem Film Festival 2013 including best film.


Indie Lisboa, 2017

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