EXCLUSIVE: Here’s a first trailer for Israeli feature drama God Of The Piano, starring Naama Preis (Beyond The Mountain And Hills).

Itay Tal’s completed debut, which Film Republic launched sales on in Cannes, follows a young mother who desperately strives for her deaf son to continue their family’s strong musical tradition. Producers are Tal, Hila Ben-Shushan and Shani Egozin. The original score comes from Hillel Teplitsky and Roie Shpigler and DoP is Meidan Arama (People That Are Not Me).

The film has been pre-sold to Limelight for Australia/NZ in a deal negotiated by Film Republic’s Xavier Henry-Rashid and Limelight’s Fergus Grady. Additional pre-sales are understood to be pending.

Also on the slate of London-based arthouse sales label Film Republic are titles Katrina’s Dream, Aleksi and Out Of Paradise.