A huge box-office hit in Israel, The Farewell Party is a unique, compassionate and unlikely funny story of a group of friends at a Jerusalem retirement home who decide to help their terminally ill friend. When rumours of their assistance begin to spread, more and more people ask for their help, and the friends are faced with a life and death dilemma.
Awards and festivals
Venice Film Festival – Winner: Audience Choice
Haifa International Film Festival – Winner: Best Actress
Ophir Awards, Israel – Winner: Best Actor & Best Cinematographer
“Anyone will be moved by this tender, unexpectedly charming tale… an original work of gentle militancy.”