Depressive Johan turns 30 and wants to die. Instead, he is chosen out of his German university classmates to go to Israel on a student exchange program. Ruth, an Israeli music student, finds inside Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis”, in the university library, a single strand of hair. An unexpected coinsidence makes her match the hair to Johan’s and the two fall in love. Ruth, who functions in the relationship as a scientist of love, turns Johan into a tool with which she tests the borders of thier relationship as well as of different social conventions. During the week between Holocaust day Memorial and the Israeili Independence day, the two roll through worship rituals of death, memory and love, which leads them towards a common, inevitable fate.

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Cast: Nadav Ben-nun, Lihi Avramzon, Ella Ben-nun