About the Film

A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS | ספור על אהבה וחושך

The story of Amos Oz’s youth, set against the backdrop of the end of the British Mandate for Palestine and the early years of the State of Israel. The film details the young man’s relationship with his mother and his beginnings as a writer, while looking at what happens when the stories we tell become the stories we live.

Film Details

Category: Tribute

Running Time:

Country: Israel

Year: 2015

Language: Hebrew

With Subtitles



Director: Natalie Portman

Screenwriter: Natalie Portman, Amos Oz

Producer: Ram Bergman, David Mandil, Natalie Portman

Photographer: Slawomir Idziak

Editor: Andrew Mondshein, Hervé Schneid

Original score: Nicholas Britell

Distribution: Focus World


Fania Oz: Natalie Portman

Actress: Shira Haas

The Pioneer: Tomer Kapon

Halawani: Makram Khoury

Israel Zarchi: Ohad Knoller

Old Amos: Moni Moshonov

Arieh Oz: Gilad Kahana

Amos Oz: Amir Tessler

Tsvi: Rotem Keinan

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| Laemmle Ahrya Fine Arts Theater, Beverly Hills

Monday November 14, 2016 | 19:15

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