The Cakemaker

104m, DCP, Germany/Israel

Gay German baker Thomas begins an affair with Oren, a traveling Israeli businessman in a heterosexual marriage, only to lose his new lover in a tragic car accident. A grieving Thomas travels to Jerusalem where under a false identity he befriends Oren’s widow Anat and begins working in her café—but his deception threatens their burgeoning connection. A festival hit across the globe, The Cakemaker is a deeply moving exploration of the power of food, family, faith, and desire. A Strand Releasing release

In Hebrew, English, and German with English subtitles

Centerpiece: New York Jewish Film Festival

A film by Ofir Raul Graizer

[A] humane, heart-kneading debut feature.”

Variety