Best Feature Film
“- When does a boy become a man?”
“- When he starts thinking about sex and death.”
A coming-of-age story of a boy whose mother dies the year he discovers his own sexuality. A story of guilt and regret that a sensitive teenager carries through a journey to lose his virginity, in the most isolated place in Israel – the Arava desert. Set against the hypnotic desert landscapes, in Israel, during the 1990’s, somewhere between reality and hallucination, he is swept up in an erotic discovery of his body and soul. Through his reckless friend, his special brother, and and charming girl who was born of sea foam -he must confront his past and bit goodbye to his childhood. An intimate journey, saturated with fear and lust- of one boy’s path to manhood.