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With humor and irony, in a style of a tale, using an original mix genre language, the film tells the story of a Romanian worker who realizes his Jewish roots can reverse his fortune, once his Palestinian friends reveal to him the amazing advantages of a having Jewish grandmother.
For its ironic and critical attitude toward the Law of Return and the status of guest workers in Israel, the Jury appreciated the film's originality and its use of humor in a work that deals with such a sensitive and complicated issue
The Wolgin Award
The Wolgin Award, The Jerusalem International Film Festival
A human comedy with shadings of satire and irony,
A film that challenges the traditional definitions of documentary, raising extremely relevant questions about contemporary film-making.
Uri Klein, Ha'aretz
The film depicts the absurdity of a would-be ethnic belonging
The Award of the Marshall
The Award of the Marshall of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship, dokumentART Film Festival.
For its ironic and critical attitude toward the Law of Return and the status of guest workers in Israel, the Jury appreciated the film's originality and its use of humor in a work that deals with such a sensitive and complicated issue.
The Jerusalem International Film Festival.
Festival & Awards
The Jerusalem International Film Festival - 2008
Best Documentary Award- The Wolgin Award Best Documentary Award – The Wolgin Award, The Jerusalem International Film Festival (Israel, July 2008)
Vision's du Reel Film Festival - 2009
goEast Festival - 2009
goEast Humanity Aspect Award
Syracuse International Film Festival - 2009
Official Selection- INPUT - 2009 )
6th International Film Festival Jewish Motifs - 2009
CRONOGRAF- International Documentary FF - 2009
Rodos International Film & Visual Arts festival ECOFILMS - 2009
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - 2009
AsterFest Film Festival - 2009
Shanghai TV Festival - 2009
Festival of Liberties - 2009
Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival - 2009
Boston Jewish Film Festival - 2009
Mediterranean Film Festival in Siroki Brijeg - 2009
• Audience Award - 10.