Naomi, a Mossad agent, is sent on an routine mission to babysit a Lebanese informer in Hamburg, Germany, who is recovering from plastic surgery for a new identity. Naomi discovers that this woman out for revenge on a top Hezbolla leader, and that she has entered a labyrinth of espionage and intrigue where nothing is safe and no one can be trusted. Based on “The Link,” a short story by Shulamit Hareven, Riklis’s elegant and suspenseful adaption is a spy thriller that brings to mind the worlds of John Le Carré. In Arabic, English, German, and Hebrew with English subtitles.
Appears in: 26th Portland Jewish Film Festival
Other Films by Eran Riklis
Eyad, who grew up in an Arab town in Israel, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. The first and only Arab to be accepted there, he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates. After falling in love with a Jewish girl named Naomi, Eyad has …