White Night | Feature Film
Production Year:
1996

Film Format:
35 mm

Screening Time
87 min

Producer
Arnon Zadok, Doron Eran

Director
Arnon Zadok

Screenplay
Yoav Halevy / Open Doors Films

Lead Cast
Shalom Shmuelov, Sharon Alexander, Gili Ben Uzilio, Einat Erez, Arnon Zadok, Itai Alterman, Sasi Samocha, Ranan Chefetz
Synopsis
Base on a true story. A film describing the process of detoxification and rehabilitation of a convicted prisoner,Charlie.Aided by another prisoner , Shlomo, and other key personnel of the Prison Service, who help make this project a success.The film also describes the bond of friendship developed between the inmates who reached prison from different backgrounds-environmental,ideological and social.The place, despite its harsh character, manages to connect the groups, bridge the gaps and create a deep and positive friendship
Reviews
"White Night" is a smoothly narrated all-male drama, fairly engrossing for those with a taste for the genre. Despite B&W lensing and use of real inmates in a real prison, it comes up short on hard-hitting realism, onscreen violence and fashionable cynicism, which dates it a bit and targets it for softer TV auds." - Deborah Young, Variety.
Film Festivals
  • Cannes International Film Festival 1996
  • World Premier STOCKHOLM FILM FESTIVAL 1996
  • Haifa International Film Festival, Israel. Premier. 1996
Awards
  • Award of the Youth (Prix de le Jeunesse) Cannes International Film Festival, 1996