Eastern Boys

9.6 22:00 Cinematheque 1
15.6 20:00 Cinematheque 1

Directed: Robin Campillo
Actors: Alibay Rbaurdin, Cyril Emelianov, Olivier Rabourdin, Kirill Emelyanov
France, 2013, 128 minutes, French, Russian, English, Ukrainian, with English and Hebrew subtitles

Venice Film Festival 2013 – Horizons Award Winner for Best Picture
Festival of Santa Barbara 2014 – Best Picture
International Film Festivals in Toronto, London, Stockholm, Thessaloniki, Miami and more

An Israeli premiere for the French thriller which conquered the world’s most important film festivals and was praised in leading film magazines Variety and Hollywood Reporter .
They come from Eastern European countries like Russia, Ukraine and Moldavia. The oldes among them are maybe 25 and the rest are young children. They spend their time at the main train station in Paris. Some are male prostitutes, pickpockets or bums. Daniel is a man in his early fifties. He sees Marek and gathers courage to go to talk to him. Marek agrees to come to Daniel ‘s apartment the next day. “Eastern Boys” is a brilliant thriller in which each scene is more unpredictable and exciting than the last. Prepare to watch a movie which holds you on the edge of the seat in suspense until the last second.
Limited to ages 18 and up due to the sex scenes and nudity.