Fig Tree

  • Fig Tree / Der Feigenbaum (Working title)
All titles (4)
Feature Film | 2017-2018 | Coming of Age, Drama, Love | France, Germany, Israel

Trailers/Videos

Brief synopsis

14 year old Jewish Mina, is trying to navigate between a surreal routine dictated by the civil war in Ethiopia and her last days of youth with her Christian boyfriend Eli. When she discovers that her family is planning to immigrate to Israel and escape the war, she weaves an alternate plan in order to save Eli.
But in times of war, plans tend to go wrong.
Marsha’s coming of age film debut film is based on her childhood memories of a civil-war-torn Ethiopia.

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Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Betalehem AsmamaweMina [L]
Yohanes Musen.a. [L]
Weyenshiet Belachewn.a. [SR]
Mareta Getachewn.a. [SR]
Mitiku Haylun.a. [SR]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
1st ADYotam Ishay
Ethiopia
Ethiopia
2nd AD KeyKedida Worku
3rd ADEden Belai
Director of photographyDaniel Miller
DirectorAäläm-Wärqe Davidian
EditorArik Lahav-Leibovich
Makeup artist / hair stylistNicole Durovic
HoD
HoD
ProducerSaar Yogev
ProducerNaomi Levari
Co-producerFelix Eisele
Co-producerSandrine Brauer
Production designerDanny Avshalom
Line producerRan Friedberg
Line producerJakob Neuhäusser
Germany
Germany
Film financing coordinatorAlona Refua
Production managerDaniel Haile
Production coordinatorAdi Navon
ScreenwriterAäläm-Wärqe Davidian
Sound re-recording mixerAdrian Baumeister
Dialogue editorSimeon Pabst

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Films Boutique [de]
International Sales
International Sales

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian2018Tiff Toronto Int. Film Festival [ca]DiscoveryNominated
Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian2018Eurimages Audentia Award [eu]Winner
Daniel Miller2018Haifa Int. Film Festival [il]Anat Pirchi Award for CinematographyWinner