EXCLUSIVE: In the first clip from the Yaron Zilberman-directed (A Late Quartet) Incitement, we see two sides of real-life assassin Yigal Amir (Yehuda Nahari Halevi). He is first seen having a heart-to-heart with his mother (Anat Ravnitzki) and then it immediately cuts to him at a protest.
Written by Zilberman and Ron Leshem (creator of HBO’s Euphoria, Incitement is based on true events and chronicles the disturbing descent of a promising law student to a delusional ultranationalist obsessed with murdering his country’s leader, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Incitement is a gripping and unnerving look through the eyes of a murderer who silenced a powerful voice for peace.
The film has been nominated for 10 Israeli Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Lead Actor (Yehuda Nahari Halevi), Best Supporting Actor (Amitai Yaish), as well as Best Editing, Cinematography, Casting, Sound Design, Production Design, Makeup Artist, and Costume Design.
The Toronto International Film Festival kicks off September 5 and continues through September 15. Incitement will first screen at TIFF on September 7 at Scotiabank. WestEnd Films will introduce the film to buyers at TIFF, where it will launch world sales. United King Films will release the film in Israel.
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