The Heart of Amos Klein

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During a heart transplant operation, as he struggles between life and death; Amos Klein returns to significant landmarks over the course of his life. His journey is a reflection on the moral corruption within Israeli society, providing insight into the historic and cultural context from which it stems.

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Awards and selections

The Silver Warsaw Phoenix at Jewish Motifs Film Festival 2009
• Best Animated Short-Film at Saint-Paul Trois Châteaux Film Festival – France 2009
• Best Short-Film at Festival Court Toujours Paris 2009
• 2nd award for best animation in Athens Animfest 2009
• Simone Gesmundo prize for best animation, Italy 2008
• Best animation, Grand Canaria film festival, Spain 2008
• Best independent animation film, Asifa Israel 2008
• Jury Special Mention at I’ve Seen Film Festival Italy 2008
• Best Cartoonia 5th Sedicicorto Film Festival Forli Italy 2008
• Best Music at Festival Tous Courts d’Aix en Provence 2008

Direction: Michelle and Uri Kranot
Production: TinDrum Les Films de l’Arlequin / Ijssel producties / ARTE France
Technique: 2D animation
Duration: 14 min.
Year :2008
Uri Kranot
Sound: Thomas Richard Christensen
Distribution: anidoxlab(at)
International sales: L’Agence du court-métrage