Beyond the fear

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Beyond the fear (2015)

Country: Israel, Latvia

Duration: 80 min

Genre: Documentary 

Director: Maria Kravchenko 

Screenplay: Herz Frank, Maria Kravchenko 

Producers: Guntis Trekteris 

Operators: Hertz Frank, Israel Freedman, Alexander Gorev, Sergey Tsirkin 

Composer: Carlis Auzans

Editor: Maria Kravchenko 

 

Nomination: Competition, Conflict

Age limitations: 12+

Plot

At 26 Yigal Amir assassinated prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, Israel's great hope for peace with Palestine. He was condemned to rot in prison for the rest of his days. Enter Larisa Tremblova, a Russian academic who had settled in Israel with her children and who was moved to pity for the young murderer. This poetic documentary follows the love affair that developed between mother and murderer and which attracted the collective ire of the Israeli people.

Rewards and nominations

  • Nika Awards, Russia, 2016 - Nominated: Best Documentary
  • Russian Guild of Film Critics, 2015 - Winner: Best Documentary

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