Beyond the Mountains and Hills


The Main 2 Sat, Apr 22, 2017 1:45 PM
The Main 3 Tue, Apr 25, 2017 9:55 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Original Title:Me'ever Laharim Vehagvaot
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:World Cinema
Jewish Interest
Family Drama
Voice Category:Take Me Away
Release Year:2016
Runtime:100 min
Festivals & Awards:Haggiag Award: Best Actress - Jerusalem Film Festival
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Adopt Films
Director:Eran Kolirin
Producer:Eilon Ratzkovsky
Yochanan Kredo
Yossi Uzrad
Lisa Shiloach Uzrad
Guy Jacoel
Diana Elbaum
Sebastien Delloye
François Touwaide
Michael Weber
Viola Fügen
Cinematographer:Shai Goldman
Screenwriter:Eran Kolirin
Editor:Arik Lahav-Leibovich
Composer:Asher Goldschmidt
Principal Cast:Alon Pdut
Mili Eshet
Noam Imber
Shiree Nadav-Naor
Yoav Rothman
Filmography:The Band's Visit ('07)
The Exchange ('11)


When Lieutenant-Colonel David Greenbaum finishes his stint in the Israeli army, he loses his focus: now he’s just a man seeking work, in charge of no one, barely in charge of his own fate. Taking a job at a dietary supplement company, he falls under the tutelage of a morally corrupt salesman, who teaches him that the world is dog-eat-dog. In the process, he is alienating his wife, Rina, and his two older kids, Omri and Yifat, an activist whose increasing commitment to the Palestinian cause is pushing her father to his breaking point. A controversial story of good people undermined by their own indifference, and a state that doesn’t seem to care for good people, Beyond the Mountain and the Hills is sure to provoke intense discussion. “[A] witty and finely tuned study of personal crises.” —The Hollywood Reporter

Director’s Biography

Elan Kolirin: Born in Holon, Israel in 1973, director Elan Kolirin achieved international acclaim with his 2007 film The Band’s Visit, which was also turned into an acclaimed off-Broadway production in 2016. He is also the director of The Exchange ('11).