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JONATHAN AGASSI SAVED MY LIFE

by Tomer Heymann

synopsis

Jonathan Agassi, one of the world's most successful gay porn stars, splits his time between Berlin and Israel. Agassi built his fame and success on what is considered a global taboo, but in fact pleases millions. A rare and intimate look at the world of porn and escorting, as well as on a unique relationship between a mother and son, who courageously redefine familiar family concepts. This is a film about a lonely person who seeks love and meaning, but is condemned to a destructive lifestyle, understanding that the extreme fantasies he chases are not necessarily his own. 

international title: Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life
original title: Yonatan Agassi hetzil et kha'yai
country: Israel, Germany
year: 2018
genre: documentary
directed by: Tomer Heymann
film run: 106'
release date: IL 30/08/2018
screenplay: Tomer Heymann
cinematography by: Addie Reiss
film editing: Alex Khosid, Tal Rabiner
music: Alberto Shwartz, Matan Daskal, Anna Lann
producer: Barak Heymann, Tomer Heymann
production: Heymann Brothers Films (IL)
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