International premiere

In Bed

Local title
Voodis
Original title
Ke’elu En Machar
Director
Nitzan Gilady
Country
Israel
Year
2022
Programme
In Focus: Israel, Rebels with a Cause Competition
Genre
drama
Subject
Society, LGBT, relationships

Guy (28) and his best friend Joy (31) are enjoying a gay pride parade to the fullest, when their bliss is abruptly cut off by a deadly shooting. Fleeing the scene into the safety of Guy’s home, they take along a fellow pride participant, Dan, who seems in shock. To keep safe, they have to spend the night together, and it is just the beginning of a lysergic trip.

Loosely based on a real hate crime, shocking for the whole community, Nitza Gilady makes a good use of this context to take us on a hallucinated journey, full of highs and lows, plenty of ecstasy (and a variety of substances) and colourful paranoia. Accompanied by a hectic electronic soundtrack by Nissim (renowned DJ, the producer of the winning entry of the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest, "Diva", by Dana International, and multiple official remixes of various international artists), and the contribution of a committed cast, Gilady proves his filming skills in a visceral way, making his second feature a tour de force of lightful fantasy, distortion, losing control, and rising up again.

Besides the rarely spoken facts of chemsex (the movie already emerges as a referential depiction), “In Bed” puts on the table several topics, showing us a society that is not as open as it wants to appear.

Javier Garcia Puerto

Director
Nitzan Gilady
Screenwriter
Nitzan Gilady
Cast
Israel Ogalbo, Dean Miroshnikov, Moran Rosenblatt, Tom Baum, Dalia Beger
Producer
Moshe Edry, Leon Edry, Nitzan Gilady
DoP
Matan Radin
Editor
Ori Birger
Music
Offer Nissim
Production
Gilady Nitzan Film LTD, United King Films
World sales
M-appeal
Runtime
Language
Hebrew
Subtitles
English
Director
Nitzan Gilady

Filmograafia In Satmar Custody (2003, doc), Jerusalem Is Proud to Present (2008, doc), Zeman Mishpacha (2012, doc), Hatuna MeNiyar (Pulmanukk, PÖFF 2015), Keilu ein mahar (In Bed, 2022)

Screenings

4th Lux Hall Apollo Kino Coca-Cola Plaza
Screening120302 / Voodis
SubtitlesEnglish
Q&A guestsNitzan Gilady (Film Director), Israel Ogalbo (Actor), Moran Rosenblatt (Actress) , Dean Miroshnikov (Actor), [object Object]
Q&A duration
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Hall Electric Cinema, Tartu
Screening162204 / Voodis
SubtitlesEnglish
Screening duration
4th Lux Hall Apollo Kino Coca-Cola Plaza
Screening170303 / Voodis
SubtitlesEnglish
Screening duration
Trailer
Q&A with the filmmaker