Valeria is Getting Married

Valeria Mithatenet

63rd TIFF: Greek Premiere

Valeria, a young Ukrainian woman, arrives in Israel to meet her future husband, for an arranged marriage brokered online. She joins Christina, who has been living in Israel for some time and met her own husband through a similar arrangement. Christina is happy with her new life and wants the same for her sister, but doubts begin to appear... Α poignant tale about the component that creates hierarchy or imbalance, lurking at the heart of most relationships.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Michal Vinik
Script: Michal Vinik
Cinematography: Guy Raz
Editing: Maya Kenig
Sound: Ronen Nagel
Music: Daphna Keenan
Actors: Lena Fraifeld, Dasha Tvoronovich, Yaakov Zada Daniel, Avraham Shalom Levi
Production: Lama Films
Producers: Ayelet Kait, Amir Harel
Co-production: Forefilms
Co-producers: Vladimir Yatsenko, Anna Yatsenko
Sets: Shunit Aharoni
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Israel
Production Year: 2022
Duration: 76΄
Distribution in Greece: Cinobo
Contact: m-appeal

Michal Vinik

Born in Haifa, 1976, Michal Vinik graduated from the Film and Television Department at Tel-Aviv University as a scriptwriter and director in the MFA program (winning two scholarships for excellence). She is currently working on her third feature film You Are My Everything, and preparing to shoot the second season of The Missing File for television, adapted from Dror Mishani’s Novels. She has written scripts for several television series and co-created her own (Who Gave you a License, together with Daniella Doron and Talya Lavie). Michal teaches scriptwriting at Tel Aviv University. She lives with her two children (and a dog) in Tel Aviv.


2009 Pitayon | Bait (short)
2011 Srak | Reality Check
2016 Blush Barash
2022 Valeria Mithatenet | Valeria Is Getting Married