Fiction / 39 minutes / Israel - France / 2011
Two strangers unexpectedly meet at an airport. He mistakenly assumes her to be his assigned driver. Enchanted by the random encounter, she is in no rush to prove him wrong.
AYA has set a precedent in Israeli cinema, marking the first short stand-alone film released for commercial screening that received audience acclaim and topped the Israeli critics’ lists.
In 2013 Aya won the Israeli Academy Award for Best Short Film, and was nominated for Best Live Action Short Film at the 2015 Academy Awards.
Directed by: Mihal Brezis & Oded Binnun
Cinematography: Oded Binnun
Screenplay by: Mihal Brezis, Oded Binnun & Tom Shoval
Editing: Dov Steuer
Music by: Ishai Adar, Ronen Shapira
Production: Cassis Films, Divine Productions
Cast: Sarah Adler, Ulrich Thomsen