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The film follows Tal, a Krav Maga instructor, who discovers that her rapist has escaped from prison. The trauma and anxiety increase, and the line between reality and delusion starts to break.

  • Chen Sikunda
    Director
  • Chen Sikunda
    Writer
  • Chen Sikunda
    Producer
  • Dolev Amitai
    Producer
  • Noga Lavee
    Key Cast
    "Tal"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    שלכת
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Psychological thriller, fantasy, woman
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 52 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 9, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    6,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Israel
  • Country of Filming:
    Israel
  • Language:
    Hebrew
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Tel Aviv University
Director Biography - Chen Sikunda

I am a 25-year-old film and television student at Tel Aviv University. In high school I studied cinema and then in the army I served in the IDF theater as an actress.
Nowadays I am in an internship directing program by the Association of Directors in Israel.

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Director Statement

It was important to me to show the inner experience of a sexual assault survivor. The idea that the trauma doesn't go away and stays in the survivors' lives. What led me to write the script is a period of time when there were many stories about rapes, assaults and horrifying stories on the news. It made me think that we are forgetting very quickly what the survivors will always remember.
Most of the plot is conveyed in a surrealistic way because we are dealing with a person's consciousness, there is no logic in our consciousness. Therefore the cinematic technique of the film tries to simulate human’s trauma. As beautiful as it is, it is cruel.