Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

The End of Love

 

Year: 2019
Country: FRANCE
Run Time: 90 minutes

The End of Love
The End of Love
The End of Love
The End of Love

When Yuval has to leave his wife, Julie, and their new baby in Paris to renew his visa in Tel Aviv, the couple decides they will video chat every day to keep their connection alive. At first, distance does seem to make the heart grow fonder. Julie excitedly integrates Yuval into every part of her daily routine, while Yuval serenades Julie with his guitar and showers her with sweet words. But as time passes and Yuval’s visa process is continuously delayed, their daily playful chats devolve into miscommunications, tense arguments, and, eventually, unanswered calls. Made up entirely of Skype interactions between the couple, THE END OF LOVE creatively showcases the classic story of romantic disillusionment through a modern medium. Undeniably realistic, this film is sure to strike a chord with anyone who’s been in a long-distance relationship. Will Yuval’s and Julie’s marriage survive the strain of separation or will it truly be THE END OF LOVE? (In French and Hebrew with subtitles) — G.S.

CIFF44 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Monday, March 30, 2020 at 6:40 PM ET

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 4:40 PM ET

Accessibility (?): No closed captions, audio description, English subtitles

Sidebar
Jewish & Israeli Visions

Competitions
International Narrative Competition
ReelWomenDirect Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman

Director

Director
Keren Ben Rafael

Producer
Delphine Benroubi

Screenwriting
Elise Benroubi, Keren Ben Rafael

Cinematography
Damien Dufresne

Editing
Flore Guillet, Keren Ben Rafael

Principal Cast
Judith Chemla, Arieh Worthalter, Lenny Dahan, NoƩmie Lvovsky, Joy Rieger

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