Lies I Told Myself

Efim Graboy

Efim, the filmmaker, has been documenting his family since he was a teenager. Using the camera, he investigates the destructive relationship between his parents. During one of the most challenging periods of his own intimate relationship, Efim discovers a dark secret that his parents had desperately tried to conceal from him. This revelation rocks his world and he sets out on a cinematic journey to confront the lies, betrayals, and guilt that have haunted him, in order to heal the deep wound within himself.

Directors: Efim Graboy

Script: Efim Graboy

Research: Efim Graboy

Producers: Yahaly Gat, Efim Graboy

Production company: Muse productions

Editing: Efim Graboy, Yosef Grunfeld

Filming: Efim Graboy, Tatiana Dudnik, Nikolay N. Viktorov

Actors : Polina Krikunova

Soundtrack: Anton Levkin

Music : Omri Behr

87 minutes | Israel | 2023 | Russian

Produced by
  • Kan – Israeli Public Broadcasting Corp |
  • Mifal HaPais - Council for the Culture and Arts