• The Disappeared

    The Disappeared

The Disappeared

a film by Gilad Baram, Adam Kaplan

The Disappeared

2018 | 46:00 min

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Human Interest Politics

Content Categories

Documentary Experimental
The Disappeared is an experimental documentary unraveling the story of an action-drama feature film produced by the Israeli Army in the year 2000 and censored just a few weeks before its release. Titled in Hebrew, Hane’elam (The Disappeared), the original film was intended to address a contentious subject in Israeli society and one of the military’s absolute taboos – the rising number of soldier suicides. The ambitious production was of a scope rarely seen in the local film industry at the time. With an estimated budget of one million USD and a cast of leading Israeli actors, shooting commenced in multiple locations, among them also a top-secret missile base. Soon after editing began and preparations for its commercial distribution were underway, The Disappeared disappeared.
68th Berlinale, FORUMexpanded
20th International Tel Aviv Documentary Filmfestival - doc aviv
Cast and Crew
  • Director Gilad Baram, Adam Kaplan
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