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    Welcome... and Our Condolences

    Directed by

    Israel

    2012

    27 min

    • Russian
    • Hebrew

    Comedy drama

    1991. 12-year-old Misha is documenting his family's migration from the USSR to Israel on a home-video camera. When the old aunt dies on the plane, the family goes through the absurd Israeli bureaucracy at the immigration services with a corpse...

    Awards

    • Youth Jury Prize - Clermont-Ferrand Short FF
    • Apricot Stone Prize - Yerevan IFF

    Credits

    Cast
    Ola Schur Selektar
    Hay Davidov
    Gera Sandler
    Evgenia Prudovsky
    Rosa Lifshitz
    Screenplay
    Leon Prudovsky
    Cinematography
    Israel Friedman
    Editing
    Evgeny Ruman
    Sales
    MPM PREMIUM
    Production
    2-TEAM PRODUCTIONS
    Leon  Prudovsky

    Leon Prudovsky

    Israel

    Was born in Leningrad (St.-Petersburg), Russia, in 1978 and immigrated to Israel at the age of 13. He holds a bachelor from the Tel Aviv University, the Film and TV department. He directed 4 short films, a TV-hour drama, a TV show and various TV promos. With his short, DARK NIGHT, he has won numerous awards in the most prestigious festivals such as Venice, American Oscar, Jerusalem, Beijing and more. Right now, he is teaching short script in Tel Aviv University, Film and TV department, and he is about to start a pre-production of his first feature film.