Feature Film / dark espionage thriller
Riva Film (Germany)
Eran Rilkes Productions (Israel)
25.10.2017, Hof internationale film fest
theatrical release (Germany) 09.08.2018
NRW, Hamburg, Israel
Lemon Tree meets John Le Carre’ in a thriller set in Germany involving a Lebanese collaborator and an Israeli Mossad agent sent to protect her in a place where nothing is safe, where no one can be trusted. Mona and Naomi – together for two weeks in a quiet apartment in Hamburg. A safehouse. A safe house. A refuge. No one saw what was coming, no one knew that these two supposedly quiet weeks would turn into a nightmare, that the house would not be safe anymore and that refuge would have to be found elsewhere. The intimacy of a relationship between the two women is wrapped with the threat of terror that is engulfing the world and in particular Europe, leading to an ‘edge of the seat’ story with surprising twists and turns.