Filmmaker Andreas Kessler has gifted us with the moving short film, NAKAM. Andreas talked with our Gadi Elkon about the inspiration behind the story, his wonderful cast, and so much more!
Ukraine 1942. Twelve year old violinist Mitka plays in a Ukrainian restaurant with pianist Yegor. Nobody knows that Mitka is part of a Jewish partisan movement. When an opportunity arises to execute an attack on SS officers in the restaurant, Mitka puts his only friend Yegor at the risk of death.
NAKAM has a gripping timeless feel to it and still holds true its timely connections to moderen Ukraine. Filmmaker Andreas Kessler has laid tribute to resitance fighter, Motele Schlein. Andreas talked with Gadi about the sound design and score of the film. We also dive deeply into the inspiration, the importance and the intrigue behind this harrowing tale.
Interview with Filmmaker Andreas Kessler:
For more info on the film and filmmaker, NAKAM.