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by Raphaël Nadjari


Living alone after his divorce, Saul works on the front desk in a health clinic and is trying to get by. His loneliness, however, does not go away. He decides to visit his father Shimon with whom he’s never had a close relationship and whom he holds responsible for all of his troubles. Shimon and his new partner Betty, with her magical amulets, decide to cure him of his woes thanks to art therapy and precious stones. Although Saul feels as though he is entering hell, he doesn’t realise that he is taking his first steps towards heaven.

international title: A Strange Course of Events
original title: A Strange Course of Events (Le Cours étrange des choses)
country: Israel, France
sales agent: mk2 films
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Raphaël Nadjari
film run: 95'
release date: FR 04/12/2013
screenplay: Raphaël Nadjari, Joe Grison
cast: Uri Pepper, Moni Moshonov, Michaela Eshet, Maya Koenig
cinematography by: Laurent Brunet
film editing: Simone Birman
art director: Maha Assal
music: Jocelyn Soubiran & Jean-Pierre Sluys
producer: Itai Tamir, Marek Rosenbaum, Caroline Beaumarche
production: Avenue B Productions, Vito Films, Transfax Films, Laila films/Israel
distributor: Shellac Distribution
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