K arrives in his native Jaffa after the sudden death of his uncle, from uncertain causes, in an Israeli mental hospital. K learns that his uncle, who was interned for 25 years, used to make occasional furtive visits to the family home, like a ghost. The reconstruction of K’s uncle’s wanderings frames a melodic mosaic of recollections and reflections, spanning 70 years.
Passerby - Feature Fiction
On a nightly walk, two friends are approached by a strange woman asking for the way to Tel Aviv. The encounter prompts a rupture in their world. One of them comes to believe that he is being watched by the secret police, and is pulled into a realm of unexpected events, mysteries and crimes. Observing his friend’s transformation, the other pulls away to become the narrator of an “individual’s fate” in the Arab ghetto of "Israel".