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The Cakemaker (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama | 28 December 2017 (Israel)
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A German pastry maker travels to Jerusalem in search of the wife and son of his dead lover.

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Ofir Raul Graizer

Writer:

Ofir Raul Graizer (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tim Kalkhof ... Thomas
Sarah Adler ... Anat Nachmias
Roy Miller ... Oren Nachmias
Zohar Shtrauss ... Moti (as Zohar Strauss)
Sandra Sade ... Hanna (as Sandra Sadeh)
Tamir Ben Yehuda Tamir Ben Yehuda ... Itai Nachmias (as Tomer Ben Yehuda)
Stephanie Stremler Stephanie Stremler ... Sophia
Tagel Eliyahu ... Dana
Eliezer Shimon Eliezer Shimon ... Avram (as Eliezer Lipa Shimon)
Gal Gonen Gal Gonen ... Client
Sagi Shemesh Sagi Shemesh ... Soldier
Iyad Msalma Iyad Msalma ... Swimming instructor
David Koren David Koren ... Swimmer (as David Heedye Koren)
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Storyline

Thomas, a young and talented German baker, is having an affair with Oren, an Israeli married man who dies in a car crash. Thomas travels to Jerusalem seeking answers. Keeping his secret for himself, he starts working for Anat, his lover's widow, who owns a small café. Although not fully kosher and despised by the religious, his delicious cakes turn the place into a city attraction. Finding himself involved in Anat's life in a way far beyond his anticipation, Thomas will stretch his lie to a point of no return. Written by Film Base Berlin

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Israel | Germany

Language:

English | Hebrew | German

Release Date:

28 December 2017 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

The Cakemaker See more »

Filming Locations:

Jerusalem, Israel See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,384, 1 July 2018

Gross USA:

$875,751

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,287,568
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Official submission of Israel for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 91st Academy Awards in 2019. See more »

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Referenced in KVIFF Guide: Episode #1.8 (2017) See more »

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Clair-Obscur
Written and performed by Dominique Charpentier
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Great Movie, Quiet and Powerful
31 August 2019 | by isaacsmith-20448See all my reviews

Loved it. Without giving it away and for those who have seen it.....Does Anat go into the Cafe?


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