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Let It Be Moving

Let It Be Moving

Original Name: Vayehi Boker
English Name: Let It Be Morning
Year: 2021
Run Time: 101 Min
Language: Hebrew, Arabic
Type (Colour/ Black & White): Colour
Country: Israel, France
Director: Eran Kolirin
Producer: Ra'anan Gershoni, Keren Michael, Tamar Mozes-Borovitz, Nadav Palti, Jonathan Paran
Cast: Alex Bakri, Juna Suleiman, Salim Daw, Ehab Elias Salami, Khalifa Natour, Izabel Ramadan
Screenplay: Eran Kolirin
Cinematographer: Shai Goldman
Editor: Arik Lahav-leibovich, Haim Tabekman
Sound Designer: Aviv Aldema, Bruno Mercere
Music Composer: Habib Shehadeh Hanna
Costume Designer: Doron Ashkenazi
Production Designer: Amir Yaron
Production Company: Dori Media
World Sales: The Match Factory
World Sales Phone: +49 221 539 709-0
World Sales Email: festivals@matchfactory.de

Festivals:

  • Cannes FF 2021
  • Haifa IFF 2021
  • IFF Kerala 2022
  • Golden Apricot IFF 2021
  • Tokyo FILMeX 2021
  • Sao Paulo IFF 2021

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2016 Beyond The Mountains And Hills
  • 2010 The Exchange
  • 2007 The Band’s Visit
  • 2004 The Long Journey (TV Film)

Director’s Biography:

Eran Kolirin’s feature film debut as a director, The Band’s Visit (2007), thrust him into the international spotlight, winning critical acclaim and over 50 prestigious awards from around the globe, including eight Israeli Film Academy awards, two awards and a special mention at the Cannes FF and two European Film Awards. The Exchange, his second feature film, was in competition at the 68th Venice IFF in 2011. In 2016, his third film Beyond The Mountains And Hills premiered in Cannes Un Certain Regard. In 2018, The Band’s Visit musical won 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Synopsis:

Sami lives in Jerusalem with his wife and kid. An invitation to his brother’s wedding forces him to return to the Arabic village where he grew up. After the wedding, with no explanation, the village is put under lockdown by Israeli soldiers. Chaos rises overnight amongst those stuck within the walls. Cut off from the outside world, trapped in an unexpected situation, Sami watches as everything falls apart.