Apr-17 12 noon SBS-Viceland: Movie – Footnote

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Winner of the 2011 Best Screenplay award at the Cannes Film Festival, ‘Footnote’ is a turbulent tale about family, success and the power of language.

Ezekiel is a grizzled and unpopular professor whose life’s dream to win the Israel Prize has seemingly been dashed from him. Uriel is his bright young son, whose work is consistently awarded and recognised around the country. One day Ezekiel receives a phone call saying he has won the Israel Prize and is ecstatic, but it is later revealed to Uriel that his father was mistaken called and he is the actual winner. Uriel must decide whether to dash his father’s dreams once more, or let him live a lie. (From Israel, in Hebrew) (Movie) (Drama) (2011) PG CC

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