After becoming the sole heir of a 700-year-old dynasty of Christian tattoo artists from the Old City of Jerusalem, who has tattooed pilgrims for hundreds of years with ancient olive wood stencils, Wassim Razzouk discovers an old book which implies that not all the stencils belonging to his family were passed down to him. Wassim then goes on a quest to find them and get back as many as he can. His search reveals a dramatic and passionate story that caused a major rift in his family decades ago, with stories of deceptions, thefts, and even an unsolved murder. At the end of the quest, which takes almost three years, Wassim comes to understand what are the truly important things in life.
Production Company: Lama Films
Duration: 68 min. ,58 min.
Date of Release: 27/08/2021
Country of Production: Israel
Language: Hebrew, Arabic, English
Subtitles: Hebrew, English Unavailable Territories: Israel
Festivals & Awards
Jerusalem Film Festival 2021
Diamond Competition for Israeli Documentary Films
Kan - Israeli Public Broadcast Corporation
Involved Institutions and Other Financiers
Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts
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