Cheer Me Up

2016/B&W/ 75 mins/Israel

Category International Competition : Women Directors' Films
Director Mili Ben Hayl, Tamar Shippony
Producer Mili Ben Hayl, Tamar Shippony
Screenplay Hava Luzon, Mili Ben Hayl
Cinematography Mickey Noam-Alon
Editor Mili Ben Hayl, Tamar Shippony
Music Ronit Rolland
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Cast Gili Saar (Gili), Ben Shellef (Assaf), Ofer Amram (Noam)
Production Company 288 Sparks
World Sales Null
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Gili dreams of becoming an independent woman. Noam, her husband, cannot possibly think of releasing his hold of her, he loves her to death. One day Gili secretly starts working, but unfortunately Noam is convinced that she's cheating on him. They both use their 8-year old son, Assaf, as a trading card in order to get bits of information about each other. The film reveals a 48-hour glimpse in the life of a family living in the shadow of domestic violence.