Next to Her
- 1h 30min
- Directed by: Asaf Korman
- Cast: Liron Ben-Shlush, Dana Ivgy, Yaakov Zada Daniel
- Language: Hebrew
- UK release: 11 March 2016
Chelli (screenwriter Ben-Shlush) is a twentysomething security guard in Haifa who lives with and cares for her younger sister Gabby (Ivgy), who has serious learning difficulties; then day care for Gabby and romance for Chelli complicate things. A fresh, impressive and compelling look at jealousy, resentment and insecurity; Ben-Shlush and Ivgy are excellent, Zada Daniel warm and likeable.
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Reviews & features
Next to Her7 Mar 2016
Compelling sibling drama impressively directed by first-timer Asaf Korman
Israeli director Asaf Korman’s intense debut feature brings a fresh eye to the complex emotions of suffocating co-dependency. The tale of an unhealthy symbiotic relationship between two sisters unfolds with a sense of understanding that can only stem…
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