Committed takes place on the day when Leah forces her younger sister Batya to confront their father’s mental illness for the first time in a very long time and demands of Batya to hospitalize him. On this day, Leah is finally fed up with her role to solely care for their father and she decides to drastically alter her situation. She is tired of living her life according to the patterns of his mental illness and being responsible for his care.

Director Bio

Lee is a screenwriter for many successful Israeli TV series, including the Israeli adaptation of "The Golden Girls", "Another Life", "Mossad 101" (now shown on Netflix) and "Your Honor" (winner of the Best Series Award at the Series Mania Festival in Paris). Also a screenplay editor, Lee worked on the films "Footnote" by director Joseph Cedar (winner of the Screenplay Award at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival) and "The Good Words" by director Shemi Zarhin. Lee teaches a screenplay class at the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School in Jerusalem and is one of the founders of the Women in Film and Television Forum in Israel.


  • Directed by:Lee Gilat
  • Written by:Bat-el Moseri
  • Produced by:Aviv Ben Shlush, Ori Burg & Roei Zioni
  • Runtime:20 mins
  • Completion Date:September 26, 2018
  • Country of Origin:Israel
  • Country of Filming:Israel
  • Category:International Live-Action
  • Selection:Programme 9
  • Screening Time / Venue:Fri AUG 14
    10AM - 10PM ONLINE
  • Links: IMDB

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