117 minutes. 2014. Director: Yossi Madmoni (Restoration). With Alon Aboutboul (The Dark Knight Rises) and Rotem Zussman (Hunting Elephants, The World is Funny, God’s Neighbors, The Fifth Heaven). In Hebrew with English subtitles. Genre: Drama
Would you trade your place in heaven for a plate of shakshuka? Maybe if you were hungry enough—or doubtful about an afterlife. Almost biblical in its themes, A Place in Heaven is ultimately a story of love and faith, of stubborn human nature, and of fathers and sons.