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The Holy Land

Directed by Eitan Gorlin
Israel, 2001


Menachem Weinbaum is a rabbinical student who, on the imprudent advice of his teacher, goes to a Tel Aviv brothel to sow some oats before getting serious with his studies. While there, he meets a prostitute named Sasha, with whom he’s smitten.

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The Holy Land Directed by Eitan Gorlin

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

2003 | Nominee: Someone to Watch Award

Slamdance Film Festival

2002 | Winner: Grand Jury Prize