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THE CAKEMAKER

A Film by Ofir Raul Graizer

Technical details : 2017 - Israel, Germany - Drama - 2.39 - 104 min.

Cast : Tim Kalkhof, Sarah Adler

Languages : Hebrew, English, German

Producers : Itai Tamir, Mathias Schwerbrock

SYNOPSIS

Thomas, a young and talented German baker, is having an affair with Oren, an Israeli married man who dies in a car crash. Thomas travels to Jerusalem seeking answers. Keeping his secret for himself, he starts working for Anat, his lover’s widow, who owns a small café. Although not fully kosher and despised by the religious, his delicious cakes turn the place into a city attraction. Finding himself involved in Anat’s life in a way far beyond his anticipation, Thomas will stretch his lie to a point of no return.

Karlovy Vary IFF
International Competition

San Sebastian IFF
2017

London BFI
2017

SYNOPSIS

Thomas, a young and talented German baker, is having an affair with Oren, an Israeli married man who dies in a car crash. Thomas travels to Jerusalem seeking answers. Keeping his secret for himself, he starts working for Anat, his lover’s widow, who owns a small café. Although not fully kosher and despised by the religious, his delicious cakes turn the place into a city attraction. Finding himself involved in Anat’s life in a way far beyond his anticipation, Thomas will stretch his lie to a point of no return.

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