The Film Source Collection

Moments
Moments, starring Michel Bat-Adam
Drama
Israel /
1979 / 94 mins / Color

Starring:
MICHEL BAT-ADAM, BRIGIT CATILLON
ASAF DAYAN and AVI PNINI

Photography: YVES LAFAYE

Written & Directed by
MICHEL BAT-ADAM

Production & Aristic Collaboration
by MOSHE MIZRAHI

Official Selection
Cannes International Film Festival (1979) and at the Edinburgh Film Festival

Awarded Best Israeli Film,
Best Director and Best Actress by
The Israeli Institute of Cinema

Two young women - Ann. French and Yola, an Israeli -meet on the train from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. It is if they have always known one another. Kindred spirits, they live five mavellous days - an intense and temptestuous relationship in the old city of Jerusalem.

The arrival of Avi, Yola's boyfriend, pulls them apart. Five years later both have married but neither has forgotten their passionate friendship, nourished by a constant exchange of letters. Ann and Yola meet again and try to recreate the magic of their first encounter.