Yana’s Friends



Directed by: Arik Kaplun

(90 mins) Yana's Friends takes place in Israel in 1991, during the Gulf War. Yana, a young, beautiful and pregnant Russian immigrant is abandoned by her husband and left to fend for herself in the flat she shares with Eli, an Israeli wedding photographer with a passion for women. When the threat of Saddam Hussein's poison gas missiles forces Yana and Eli into the same sealed bedroom, they share their stories, sparks fly, and love blossoms.

In Hebrew and Russian with English subtitles.