Directed By: Hanna Azoulay Hasfari (First Feature Film) /
Israel / 2014 / Hebrew (English Subtitles)
Fiction / Drama
Territory Rights: WORLD-WIDE
Exhibition Format: DCP, Prores/QT
Original Title: Anashim Ketumim
For many years, Grandma Zohara has occupied a special role within the Moroccan community in Israel. By cradling an object brought to her by her clients, Grandma Zohara gains access to the family’s past through her dreams. The observations she makes on these dreaming journeys, allow her to advise families on future decisions.
Lately, however, Grandma Zohara has become worn out. In her search for someone to take over this role, she discovers that the only other person endowed with the power of dreaming is her daughter, Simone.
However, Simone has different ideas about her future and resists her mother’s demands that she take up this role. With the support of Simone’s sister, Fanny, who arrives unexpectedly from Paris, Simone gathers the strength to pursue her own desire and together, they wage a battle for Simone’s independence and creativity.