Isolated, stranded, confined.
Matan, a soldier in the IDF, sets off for a week of patrolling in a remote base in the north of the country with his unit. Overwhelmed with homesickness, he becomes an easy target for the other soldiers who try their best to make his life miserable.
However, it is not long before strange and frightening things begin to happen to all the soldiers and they start question whether they will come out of this experience alive.
Festivals, Awards & Press:
Official Selection – MACABRO International Horror Film Festival
Official Selection – Utopia Festival 2015
Official Selection – Jewish International Film Festival, 2015
Official Selection – Sitges Fantastic Film Festival, 2016
Official Selection – Seret International Film Festival, 2016
Official Selection – Toronto Jewish Film Festival, 2016
Official Selection – Fantaspoa 2016
Official Selection – Arizona Underground Film Festival, 2016
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About the Director:
Boaz Armoni is a writer and director. He graduated from the Beit Berl Film department with honors. His short graduation film Trains in the Desert (2008, 25 min) was screened in numerous festivals around the world and won prizes including Best International Short Film at Moondance International Film Festival, First Prize at Next Frame: International Student Film Festival and a Special Mention at the St.Petersburg Beginning Film Festival. In 2010 Armoni wrote and directed Checkpoint (10 min) an Israel-France co-production. Armoni directs commercials and promotional films for different institutions, including Beit Hatfutzot, Acco Museum, The Palmach Museum and more. FREAK OUT is his debut feature film.
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