" If you don’t immediately recognise the people and situations on screen here,
you’ve forgotten what it is to be 16 "
" Six Acts is a daring and refreshing look at teenage identity struggle "
" astonishing realism,
one of the best films of the year "
(GÖTEBORG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL)
" admirable cinematic style - Challenging, daring, unique "
(Uri Klein, Haaretz)
Tribeca Film Festival
Official selection - 2013
San-Sebastian Film Festival
Winner of the TVE OTRA MIRADA AWARD
Best new director
Haifa Film Festival
("brave and bold, a narrative with guts")
World sales: films distribution
"Six Acts" is a realistic paraphrase of the classic teen-movie gone terribly wrong.
The film, written inspired by true events,
is a deep dive into the "grey zone" of sexual abuse,
told through the story of average suburban adolescents.
The events takes place right now, next door.
Gili is a teenager who decides to change schools.
She is determined to improve her lame social status.
Over the course of a few weeks she hooks up with several different boys,
all from her new school. Their encounters get more and more sexual,
each time exploring their limits a little further. The boys are eager to take
what is so generously offered, and Gili is thrilled with the attention.
Just as Gili is trapped in the zone where it’s not certain if she is giving her consent
to what is happening or not, the viewer too feels trapped in the same zone,
feeling for certain that something terrible is happening,
but unable to pin point exactly when, and what...
Cast - Sivan Levy , Eviatar Mor , Roy nik , Niv Zilberberg
Director - Jonathan Gurfinkel
Producers - Udi Yerushalmy and Jonathan Gurfinkel
Script - Rona Segal
D.O.P - Shark De Mayo
Editor - Arik Lahav Leibovich
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