The Burglar

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- Matai tą lapiną?

- Taip.

- Žinai, kodėl jis be uodegos?

- Kodėl?

- Kai jis gimė, jo motina mirė. Todėl niekas neprižiūrėjo, kad jis nenukąstų sau uodegos.

Alex, 17 years of age, is abandoned by her mother without a word. Left to fend for herself and with financial debt to cover, her home is raided by thieves. Alex, trying to escape reality, searches for human proximity by invading houses herself as a burglar, thus finding life, passion and love


Rotterdam International Film Festival – Hivos Tiger Competition

Hagar Ben Asher

Hagar Ben Asher was educated at the Minshar School of Art in Tel Aviv. Her short graduation film "Pathways", which she wrote, directed and played a role in, premiered in 2007 at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2011, her first feature film "The Slut" likewise had its premiere in Cannes. "The Burglar" is her second feature.