The Monopol

Skopje, Macedonia, 1943.
Anna and her family are led to a concentration camp before being transported to Treblinka death camp. She faces the decision between immediate escape with her husband and daughter or risking everything and try and save the rest of her family.

  • Gal Genossar
  • Nati Brooks
  • Amit Eran
  • Michael Katrih
  • Alex Osmolovsky
  • Gal Genossar
  • Nati Brooks
  • Eka Demetradze
    Key Cast
    "Anna Francevic"
  • Vladimer Novosardov
    Key Cast
    "Elyo Francevic"
  • Dato Velijanashvili
    Key Cast
    "Bulgarian Soldier"
  • Elene Mamuchelashvili
    Key Cast
    "Rina Francevic"
  • David Gigolashvili
    Key Cast
    "Moise Nagreen "
  • Vigen Vartanov
    Director Of Photography
  • Sopo Iosebidze
    Costume Designer
  • Bogdana Grabovska
    Line Producer
  • Salome Jugeli
    1st AD
  • Mamuka Esadze
    Art Director
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  • Genres:
    Drama, Historical Film
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 27, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    135,000 USD
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  • Country of Filming:
    Georgia, Israel
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Director Biography - Gal Genossar

Gal Genossar - a talented filmmaker with a passion for storytelling. From his early days as a film student, Gal has always strived to create meaningful and impactful films.
In 2012, Gal directed his first short film, Room 101, a suspense drama about the interrogation rooms of the Israeli General Security Service. The film received international recognition. In 2014, he pushed the boundaries of filmmaking even further with his experimental short film, The Garden Keeper. Blending animation and live-action, this film received worldwide acclaim.
Between 2014 and 2019, Gal directed series for one of the Israeli children's channels, bringing his creativity to a whole new audience. At the same time, Gal continued to improve his skills, working as a cinematographer on various feature films, bringing the stories of other filmmakers to life on the screen.
In 2019 Gal was called to direct a full-length film set during the biblical period, created specifically for the religious sector in Israel. The film was a testament to Gal's ability to connect with audiences of all backgrounds. In this film, all of the heroines were strong women who fought for their destiny, providing empowering perspective on a story that has been told countless times before.
In 2022 and 2023, Gal directed two films that demonstrated his growth as a filmmaker. “The Monopol” is a short film about the holocaust of the Macedonian Jews, a heartfelt tribute to those who suffered during one of the darkest periods in history.
House Arrest, Gal's first full-length feature film,is a thought-provoking film about a man who must confront his past and his family after being accused of corruption. House Arrest explores themes of family, religion, and redemption.
Through his films, Gal has shown a deep understanding of the human experience and a dedication to creating stories that resonate with audiences.

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