When the Ida family gathered to celebrate Israel's Independence day, it had no idea that the family barbeque would sizzle out their own dark secrets.
A Jewish immigrant family from Iraq gathers for a picnic in Ashdod. As the film unfolds, long forgotten secrets surface. The past intrudes their lives, as clandestine affairs between lost lovers and a covered-up murder come to light. Packed with intrigue, this fast-paced feature will keep you guessing until the last frame.
The Ida family is celebrating Israel’s 40th Independence day. Around the family barbeque, a story of two generations unfolds. Beginning in Iraq where the parents met their first loves and suffered their first losses, the story continues in New York, where the children get entangled in a murder of an Israeli porn actress.
The stories of the family members get intertwined, and the circumstances force them to go back to the Mediterranean port city of Ashod. Directed by David Ofek, this is a suspenseful and entertaining film.