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Director
Lior Shamriz

Filmography
2012 A Low Life Mythology
2012 Beyond Love and Companionship
2011 Mirrors for Princes
2010 Titan
2010 Ritenuto
2010 Return Return (short)
2009 Saturn Returns
2008 The Vacuum Cleaner
2008 The Magic Desk (short)
2007 Before the Flowers of Friendship Faded, Friendship Faded (short)
2007 Japan Japan
2007 The Farewell
2006 Ho! Khutz Nora/Ho! Terrible Exteriors
2005 Return to the Savanna (short)
2005 Infantile
2002 Albania

Biography
He was born in 1978 in Ashkelon, Israel, where he started making films and music. His featurette Japan Japan (2006/7), produced independently with a microbudget, showed at 50 or so international film festivals, including Locarno, Sarajevo, MoMA’s New Directors New Films, and BAFICI. His debut full-length Saturn Returns (2009) premiered as the opening film at the Torino Film Festival’s Onde, was nominated for the Max Ophüls Prize in Germany and co-won the New Berlin Award at the Achtung Berlin film festival. Return Return (2010), a non-narrative video based on clips from Saturn Returns, premiered at the 60th Berlin Film Festival’s Forum Expanded. In 2011, he presented Mirrors for Princes, a kammer-absurd- film for two spaces – a family home and a room of mirrors.

Lior Shamriz

Mirrors for Princes / Lior Shamriz

“They told my father that I was dead. But I wasn’t dead. They took my blood. They took it to him. They showed it to him. They asked him: ‘Is this the blood of your son?’ And my father looked at the blood; αnd my father said: ‘This is the blood of my son.’ ” A father and a son strive to pave a path in a darkness dictated by dead people and dead cultures. A story based on ancient Sumerian literature and the biblical tale of Joseph.


Director:Lior Shamriz
Script:Lior Shamriz
Cinematography:David Schmitt
Editing:Lior Shamriz
Sound:Assaf Gidron, Johanna Tauber
Music:Valentin Silvestrov
With:Ηorst Günter Marx (father), Imri Kahn (son), Hayedeh (dead mother), Rabbi Georges (grandmother), Liam Ward (dead postman)
World Sales:Spektakulativ, Germany spektakulativ.com contact@spektakulativ.com
Production Design:Ole Kloss
Producer:Lior Shamriz
Production:Spektakulativ, Germany
Production Country:Israel-Germany
Format:HD Color
Duration:63'
Production Year:2011
Screening Schedule
TONIA MARKETAKI:Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 0:15 | ID:837
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