2009 | 8 EPISODES x 30 MIN.
HEBREW
Israel, USA

The Way Home synopsis

The Way Home

With the help of his film camera, Tomer Heymann uses his obsession with viewing life through the lens to confront personal, family and national crises, all while finding his way back home.

synopsis

The passage of time plays a central role throughout The Way Home series. Using old 8mm films that capture intimate and significant events in his personal life over the last fifteen years, director Tomer Heymann depicts the charged and surprisingly emotional world of a person looking for his childhood home.

credits

Director: TOMER HEYMANN
Producers: BARAK HEYMANN, TOMER HEYMANN
Editor: RON GOLDMAN
Original Score: ISRAEL BRIGHT
Research: TALI SHAMIR-WERZBERGER

With the support of:
YesDocu /The New Israeli Foundation for Cinema and TV

synopsis

The passage of time plays a central role throughout The Way Home series. Using old 8mm films that capture intimate and significant events in his personal life over the last fifteen years, director Tomer Heymann depicts the charged and surprisingly emotional world of a person looking for his childhood home.

press

“A documentary series the likes of which was never seen in our parts… it melts your heart”

Neri Livne, Haaretz

 

A documentary masterpiece that punches you in the stomach and contracts your heart”

Arnon Gal, Makor Rishon

 

“A giant love story… ‘The Way Home’ will become the classic Israeli documentary”

Arianna Melamed, Ynet

 

“’The Way Home’ is a masterpiece”

Galia Lahav, TimeOut Israel

 

“One of the best things you will see on the screen this year”

Yediot Aharonot

 

“A series that can change Israeli documentary filmmaking”

Pnai Plus


PRESS LINKS

24 December 2009 Makor Rishon: “The wind of Autumn” Series review (Israel, Hebrew)

19 November 2009 Ynet: “The way to become classics” Series review (Israel, Hebrew)

 

FESTIVALS & AWARDS
  • Best Documentary Series – Jerusalem International Film Festival
  • Best Documentary Series – Documentary Film Makers Forum Awards
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