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The Cakemaker (2018)



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Thomas, a young German baker, is having an affair with Oren, an Israeli married man who has frequent business visits in Berlin. When Oren dies in a car crash in Israel, Thomas travels to Jerusalem seeking for answers regarding his death. Under a secret identity, Thomas infiltrates into the life of Anat, his lover's newly widowed wife. The encounter with the unfamiliar reality will make Thomas involved in Anat's life in a way far beyond his anticipation, and to protect the truth he will stretch his lie to a point of no return.


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In the most subtle way, [The Cakemaker] is a reflection on the relations of the Germans with the Jews, and a clear criticism towards the religious practices that are taken to the extreme. [Full Review in Spanish]

June 18, 2018 | Full Review…

It's an unusual approach to intimacy and love... [Full Review in Spanish]

June 18, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Renowned short film maker and chef with his own cookbook, Ofir Raul Greizer prepares in his first feature... a treatment on solitude with an exquisite and unusual rigor. [Full review in Spanish]

June 11, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Warm and open, this Israeli-German drama takes a sensitive approach to a complex relationship.

June 4, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

But in helping Anat, Thomas fails to reveal his connection to her husband. It's a decision that is balanced between grief and jealousy, and the film itself must traverse an equally divided path between emotional duress and social critique

May 21, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It tells a twist-filled story about love and loss that will resonate with audiences because of its carefully observed characters and sense of place.

December 28, 2017 | Full Review…

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