directed by: Sari Azoulay Turgeman

director: Sari Azoulay Turgeman
producer: Ronen Machlis Balzam, David Silber
cinematographer: Edan Sasson
screenwriter: Sari Azoulay Turgeman
cast: Hallel Yannay Shani, Daniel Litman, Adi Gilat, Ofek Pesach, Moris Cohen
runtime: 100min
language: English, Hebrew, Greek
Year of Production: 2021
Countries of Production: Israel

The sea-journey of Maya Elkayam, a stubborn teenager that sails on the family’s boat in the Mediterranean Sea, in order to find and bring back her father home.

Ma‎ya Elkayam ,15, goes up on a boat at night and leaves the port of Haifa to Larnaca, but when she gets there, her engine crashes and she misses the cargo ship where her father works. Now she's alone in a foreign port. At home her mother and brother discover that she is missing and try to find her. Eventually, Maya accepts the help of Nikos, 34, a Greek skipper and sails with him to her next destination in Crete. During this sea-journey, Maya will challenge everyone convictions and believes about what is possible to do in order to bring home the one she loves.

Wait For Me

The sea-journey of Maya Elkayam, a stubborn teenager that sails on the family’s boat in the Mediterranean Sea, in order to find and bring back her father home.

Ma‎ya Elkayam ,15, goes up on a boat at night and leaves the port of Haifa to Larnaca, but when she gets there, her engine crashes and she misses the cargo ship where her father works. Now she's alone in a foreign port. At home her mother and brother discover that she is missing and try to find her. Eventually, Maya accepts the help of Nikos, 34, a Greek skipper and sails with him to her next destination in Crete. During this sea-journey, Maya will challenge everyone convictions and believes about what is possible to do in order to bring home the one she loves.

Wait For Me

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