Naomi, an Israeli Mossad agent, is sent to an apartment in Germany for two weeks to protect Mona, a Lebanese informant who just had plastic surgery to assume a new identity. To survive, they need to learn to trust each other.

Shelter

Drama | Foreign | Thriller | 2018

Cast

Golshifteh Farahani, Neta Riskin, Lior Ashkenazi

Synopsis

Naomi, an Israeli Mossad agent (Neta Riskin) is sent to Germany to protect Mona (Golshifteh Farahani, Paterson), a Lebanese informant recovering from plastic surgery to assume her new identity. Together for two weeks in a quiet apartment in Hamburg, the relationship that develops between the two women is soon exposed to the threat of terror that is engulfing the world today. In this game of deception, beliefs are questioned, choices are made, and their fate takes a surprising turn in this suspense-laden, elegant neo-noir. Also starring Lior Ashkenazi (Norman, Foxtrot).

Producers

Bettina Brokemper, Michael Eckelt, Antoine De Clermont-Tonnerre, Eran Riklis

Director

Eran Riklis

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Official Selection, Palm Springs International Film Festival 2018
Official Selection, Virginia Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Warsaw Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Haifa Film Festival 2017