The Human Resources Manager

The Human Resources Manager

35mm – colour

A German-Israeli-French-Romanian co-production between: PALLAS FILM, 2-TEAM PRODUCTIONS, PIE FILMS, EZ FILMS and HAI HU FILMS.

supported by:
ZDF/ARTE, MDM-Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Rabinovitz Film Fund, Jerusalem Film Fund and CNC Romania


Author: Noah Stollmann

Director: Eran Riklis

Producers: Thanassis Karathanos, Haim Mecklberg, Estee Mecklberg, Talia Kleinhendler, Elie Meirovitz und Tudor Giurgiu

Adapted from the novel “The Mission of the Human Resource Manager” (“A Woman In Jerusalem” in the English edition) by acclaimed writer AB Yehoshua, deemed ‘A Masterpiece’ by the New York Times, and winner of the prestigious Giovanni Bocaccio literary prize, Human Resources follows one man’s epic journey from terror-stricken Jerusalem to the farthest reaches of the former Soviet republic, on a quest to restore the humanity of a woman he never knew, and to regain his own humanity in the process.

Actor / Actress: Role:
Mark Ivanir The HR Manager
Guri Alfi The Weasel
Noah Silver The Boy
Rozina Cambos The Consul
Julian Negulesco The Vice Consul
Bogdan Stanoevitch The Ex-Husband


Director of Photography: Rainer Klausmann

Music: Cyril Morin

Editing: Tova Asher

Sound: Ashi Milo

Sound Design: Gil Toren

Mixing: Holger Lehmann

Costumes: Li Alembik, Adina Bucur

Art Direction: Dan Toader, Yoel Herzberg

2010 :

Locarno IFF
Official Selection – Piazza Grande
Audience’s Award

Toronto IFF

Kerala IFF

Film Festival Cottbus

2011 :

Hong Kong IFF

Istanbul IFF

Split IFF

Festival du cinéma de La Foa

Jewish Film Festival Caracas

Singapore IFF

Israel Film Festival in Singapore