Tom-Lee Ziegelman is an Israeli filmmaker based in Tel Aviv and Copenhagen, who speaks Hebrew, English and Arabic fluently. Her main interests are writing and directing, both fiction and documentary. Her work explores questions of home, belonging, nationalism and individualism. She is also interested in the power of format and cinematic tool (subtitles etc) to create more depth in a film.
Written & Directed by: Rotem Plitman
Cast: Sarah Simone Jorgensen, TomLee Ziegelman
Production: Laura Bie
Cinematography: Viola Hjorth
Editing: Christine Therese Rowlin, Viola Hjorth
1st AD: Emilie Larsen
Sound: Nanna DamHendriksen, Hamish John
Light: Birk Kromann, Emilie Larsen
Color Grading: Emil Reedtz Poulsen
With original soundtrack by FEHER Music
A young female couple spend all their time together at home, their safe haven. The Danish woman is teaching her foreign lover various words and expressions in her native tongue. However, when her foreign partner goes shopping one day she quickly realises that the true translation of these phrases are a far cry from her lover’s explanations.
Supported by Odense Filmværksted 2016
European Film College 2016