VIKA - ויקה
Short Film :: 2005
Producer: Sam Spiegel.
Directed by: Tzivya Barkai.
Festivals: Berlinale Generations, Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk (Special Mention), Jerusalem International Film Festival, Giffoni Film Festival (Italy).
Awards: winner of Transtitles Prize for Best Film Score.
After a long stint in her boarding school, Vika, 12, returns home for the weekend: A new sister awaits her filthy and crying. As always, Vika tries to please her mother and fails. She suddenly understands the gravity of the situation when her mother decides to mix Vodka with milk to calm the baby.