The Queen Has No Crown

The Queen Has No Crown

Poignant meditation on family, loss, and the mental maps of homelessness.

synopsis

The film navigates the intimate lives of 5 brothers and their mother, over the course of a decade, through the pains of exile and the joys of family bonding. Exploring the politics of belonging, displacement, and homosexuality, the film examines the hard decisions one Israeli family has to make and the intrictable bonds that unite them in the face of complicated life choices. 

credits

Director: TOMER HEYMANN
Producer:    BARAK HEYMANN, TOMER HEYMANN
Editor: IDO MOCHRIK
Cinematography: TOMER HEYMANN
Research: TALI-SHAMIR WERZBERGER
Music: IVRY LIDER, RONAN KENAN, ERAN WEITZ, ISRAEL BRIGHT, ELI SOORANI, ITAMAR ROTCHILD

With the support of:
New Fund for Cinema and Television

press

“…Mature and complete work … and moving.”

Uri Klein, Haaretz


PRESS LINKS

21 August 2011 Al Jazeera: “The Fabulous Picture Show” Video interview with Tomer and Barak Heymann about the film

15 February 2011 Makor Rishon: “Israelies at the Berlinale” News article” (Israel, Hebrew)

13 February 2011 Haaretz: “The Queen of the Heymann family” Film review (Israel, Hebrew)

 

FESTIVALS & AWARDS
  • Berlinale

  • Israeli  Academy Award for Best Documentary

  • Krakow Film Festival

  • Buenos Aires International Documentary Film Festival

  • Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival

  • TLV Fest Israel

  • Great Lakes International Film Festival, USA

  • Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival

  • Thessaloniki LGBT Film Festival

  • Seattle LGBT Film Festival

  • Washington DC’s LGBT Film Festival

  • Stockholm Jewish Film Festival

  • Warsaw Jewish Film Festival

  • UK Jewish Film Festival

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