Nina's Tragedies

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Nina's Tragedies
Nina's tragedies poster.jpg
Directed by Savi Gavison
Produced by Anat Asulin
Savi Gavison
Written by Savi Gavison
Starring Ayelet Zurer
Yoram Hattab
Music by Assaf Amdursky and Shlomi Shaban
Cinematography David Gurfinkel
Editing by Tali Halter-Shenkarusic
Release dates
  • October 6, 2004 (2004-10-06) (Flanders International Film Festival)
Running time 106 minutes
Country Israel
Language Hebrew

Nina’s Tragedies (Hebrew: האסונות של נינה‎) is a 2004 Israeli comedy-drama film directed by Savi Gavison and starring Ayelet Zurer, Yoram Hattab, Alon Abutbul, Shmil Ben Ari, and Anat Waxman. It won 11 Ophir Awards.

Plot summary[edit]

Fourteen-year-old Nadav is hopelessly in love with his aunt Nina (Ayelet Zurer), who has recently lost her husband (Hattab). He is caught between the two worlds of his divorced parents: his mother (Waxman) is a high-strung fashionista, while his father (Ben Ari) has recently become devoutly Orthodox and withdrawn from the family in order to join a group of Hassidic Jews who tour Tel Aviv in a van, blasting the word of God through loudspeakers.

External links[edit]

Ayelet Zurer and Yoram Hattab on the set of Nina's Tragedies