Scene from the film 17 Seconds
Scene from the film 17 Seconds
Scene from the film 17 Seconds
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17 Seconds

  • Israel
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Four adolescents outstanding athletes living at Israel's national sports Academy. On their quest for Olympic gold medal, they're facing a system that pushes them to the limits while they question whether their youth isn't being spent in vain. But even when they hit rock bottom, they fear of discovering that disillusionment from their dream will be much painful than striving for it.


  • Original title
    17 Seconds
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Alon Marom
  • Cast
    Noa Even, Raz Hershko, Mohamed Abuarisha, Ilya Gladishev
  • DOP
    Asher Ben Yair-Ilan, Alon Marom
  • Editing
    Vitali Krivich, Alon Marom
  • Duration
    84 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Israel
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • The Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival 2019
    • ZLÍN FILM FESTIVAL International Festival for Children and Youth 2019
    • Wales International Documentary Festival 2020
    • Kids First! 2020
    • CINERAMABC 2019
    • SPORT MOVIES & TV 2019
    • FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival 2020
    • Beijing International FICTS Festival 2020
    • Blacksphere festival 2020
    • El Dorado Film Festival 2020
    • DEA OPEN AIR International Film Festival 2020
  • Awards
    • El Dorado Film Festival 2020 - Winner Best Documentary
    • DEA OPEN AIR International Film Festival 2020 - Winner Best Documentary
    • Guirlande d'Honneur' at Milano International FICTS Fest 2019 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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