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Liat, a young woman from a traditional home, seeks independence and a new identity while she fixes up her rooftop apartment in Jerusalem. Liat has left home partly to distance herself from the heavy traditions her father has always imposed upon her.

Whether she likes it or not, a day before the fast of Yom Kippur, her father and his Kapparot (ATONEMENT) ritual are determined to follow her to her new home


Film will be available for 24 hours

Director: Keren Hakak
Screenwriter: Keren Hakak
Editor: Esther Siton-Katz
Cast: Einat Tzuriya , Menachem Shrem
  • Promising Director – Religion Today Film Festival, Trento


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