Israel – 2018
Directed by: Michal Aviad
Script: Sharon Azulay Eyal, Michal Vinik, Michal Aviad
DOP: Daniel Miller
Cast: Liron Ben Shlush, Menashe Noy, Oshri Cohen, Irit Sheleg, Dorit Lev-Ari, Gilles Ben-David, Corinne Hayat
Life at work becomes unbearable for Orna. Her boss appreciates and promotes her, while making inappropriate advances. Her husband struggles to keep his new restaurant afloat, and Orna becomes the main breadwinner for their three children. When her world is finally shattered, she must pull herself together to fight, in her own way, for her job and a sense of self-worth.
Michal Aviad was born in Jerusalem, Israel. She studied literature and philosophy at Tel Aviv University, and began making films in San Francisco in the 1980’s. Since returning to Israel in 1991, she has continued to write, direct and produce films.
After many award-winning documentary films, Michal Aviad’s first fiction Invisible, won the Ecumenical Prize at the 2011 Berlin International Film Festival (Panorama section), Best Israeli Film and Best Actress at the 2011 Haifa Film Festival. Working Woman is her second fiction film.
Jerusalem Film Festival, 2018
Toronto International Film Festival, 2018