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Mota shel shula

Fortnight 2007, Short film, 0h25


The film depicts the day where Yosi (73), the father of the Korman family, redeems the family dog Shula from agonized dying of numerous diseases by putting her to sleep. Yosi decides to take Shula’s inanimate body with him and bury it in the sands, nearby home. The participants in the film (the director himself, and the members of his family) play themselves in a cinematic story based on true event.


Asaf Korman

Born in 1982 in Tel-Aviv, Asaf has been making films and music since the age of sixteen. He directed several short films that showed at many international film festivals, amongst them is Death of Shula his graduation film from Minshar for Art, which premiered at the 39th Director’s Fortnight. He is also one of Israel’s busiest film editors Big Bad Wolves (2013) and Jaffa (2009) amongst others. Next to Her is his directorial debut.

Asaf Korman
Josef Carmon
Liron Ben-shlush
Michal Korman
Tamar Eshel-Korman

Asaf Korman

Adam Zaslavsky

Jonathan Rosenbaum

Asaf Korman

Set decoration
Dana Ivgy

Production : Minshar For Art – School and Center David Chachmi st. 18 Tel Aviv, 67778 Israël Tel: +972 3 6887090 Fax: +972 3 5373643

Title in Original Version : La Mort de Shoula