Director: Eytan Fox Run Time: 90 min. Rating: Not Rated Release Year: 2021 Language: Hebrew, English
Starring Tony Award-winning and Emmy-nominated John Benjamin Hickey and featuring the debut of Niv Nissim, Sublet focuses on a New York Times writer (Hickey) who visits Tel Aviv after suffering a tragedy. The city’s energy and his relationship with a younger man he meets there (Nissim) bring him back to life.
“”Sublet” has little in the way of cinematic ambition… but Fox has enough of a grasp on the central dynamic to keep the emotion in play.” ~ Eric Kohn, Indiewire
“What emerges is a touching, heartwarming, and ultimately hopeful film, with some poignant and even profound moments, all conveyed with an appealing lightness of touch.” James Kleinman, The Queer Reviewwatch now