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ANTENNA

by Arik Rothstein

synopsis

Joshua, an 80 years old Holocaust survivor, discovers one morning, that a cellular antenna was installed on the roof of his house. It turned out that his neighbor has rented his part of the rooftop to a cellular company. Joshua feels a terrible injustice was done. He starts believing that all his diseases and pains are caused by the antenna's radiation. Joshua obsessively starts feeling the radiation everywhere and develops a persecutor disorder which risks his life. He goes to war against his neighbor. His wife Sarah, and his 3 adult sons are dragged unwillingly into this vortex. The crisis reveals the personal problems of each of his sons, and they are forced to deal with their father's dark shadow.

original title: Antenna
country: Israel
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Arik Rothstein
film run: 100'
screenplay: Arik Rothstein
cast: Gila Almagor, Michael Aloni, Ishai Golan, Eli Gornstein, Eran Ivanir, Rotem Keinan
cinematography by: Giora Bejach
art director: Eyal Elhadad
producer: Marek Rozenbaum
production: Transfax Films