Israel, 2008, 78 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Australia
Topics: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Jewish Interest, Romance, Seniors, Teen, Woman Director
Program: World Cinema Now
A stop-motion animated film with a decided undertone of irony and wit, Tatia Rosenthal's surprising film uses puppets to bring to life a quirky set of characters inhabiting a Tel Aviv building. Based on short stories by Etgar Keret (Jellyfish, PSIFF 2008), $9.99 exhibits a unique vision of the world, and is the first ever Australian-Israeli coproduction.
DIRECTOR: Tatia Rosenthal
Producer: Emile Sherman, Amir Harel
Screenwriter: Tatia Rosenthal, Etgar Keret, based on short stories by Keret
Cinematographer: Susan Stitt, James Lewis, Richard Bradshaw
Music: Christopher Bowen
Principal Cast: Voices: Geoffrey Rush, Anthony LaPaglia, Samuel Johnson, Claudia Karvan, Joel Edgerton, Ben Mendelson
Filmography: Debut Feature
Print Source: Fortissimo Films
Consulate General of Israel
Official Film Website
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