Cutting the Pain

Directed by: Yonatan Nir & Zafrir Gelman

Year: 2012

Storyline: The story of Matan, a veteran Israeli soldier that decides to amputate his leg in order to release himself from a mysterious pain syndrome, developed in his body as a result of a traumatic event in his military past. 2 years of intimate documentation reveals a disturbing story about a man who suffers from extreme survivor's guilt, and the surprising ending demonstrates an incredible connection between body and soul

Awards & Festivals:

  • - Haifa International Film Festival
  • - Zagreb Jewish Film Festival
  • - Los Angels Israeli film festival