honor thy father and thy mother damn it


«Honor thy father and thy mother… damn it»


.כבד את אביך ואת אמך, בלאט


director: Alexandra Rahmilevich


50 minutes


Country: Israel


Year: 2014


Russian, Hebrew


Festivals: Jerusalem Film Festival


Atlanta Film Festival


Dada Saheb Film Festival – best documentary


San Francisco Jewish Film Festival


Synopsis: Ever since they remember themselves, Dasha (22) and Natasha (21) feel unrelated, not belonging to anyone or any place. The difficult relationship between their parents in Ukraine destroyed the family. One day, without any warning, their father decided to take them from Ukraine to Israel. The girls were separated from their mother and her existence was hidden from them since.

After 16 years, following their father’s death, the girls yearned to fill the empty space in their hearts, and reunited with their mother in Israel. But it was a strangers’ rendezvous.

The film follows the late relationship between the mother and daughters for 3 years and raises questions about parenthood and the patterns parents pass to their children.


Alexandra Rahmilevich- Director







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