Fantastic Reality

Leon a 15 years old is part of the Cosplay community- teenagers who dress up as characters from comics and Japanese Anime, meet and role-play. Leon, with his masculine facial features was born as Shiri, a girl, but at the age of 12 he began to wonder whether living his life as a girl was really what he wanted. As the movie progresses, and leon becomes a well known and appreciated cosplayer in his community, he begins to unfold and take off his real significant costume- he is a boy trapped in the body of a girl.

  • Koren Avital
  • Koren Avital
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    26 minutes 30 seconds
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    40,000 USD
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  • Doc Aviv
    November 4, 2015
Director Biography - Koren Avital

Most prominent works include:

*" Orchestrated Homicide" – The inner world of a professional trombonist that killed the 1st trombonist out of artistic jealousy- Haifa Festival, Channel 2.

* "Golden Queen" -A beauty competition for the golden age women. SFJF Festival, Channel 2

* "Footsteps of reality"- Miki Kratzman a journalism photographer insist on keep shooting pictures during the first Intifada. Channel 2

* "I’ll Never Leave You"- The complex love life of three retarded couples- IDFA Festival, Channel 2.

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Do what you love, love what you do