She joins a guided tour of an exhibition by a famous painter. The man in the self-portraits is her father, but only a few people know that. She contacts the artist for the first time in a decade and shares her idea of making a film about their relationship, rekindled by his artwork. Excited, the artist sends her to film his exhibition. As the work on the film develops, she discovers that meeting the man behind the portraits is her real challenge. “The Artist’s Daughter” paints a bewildering, surprising portrait of a relationship that can only exist in cinema.
Israel, 2022, 60 min., Hebrew / Russian with English and Bulgarian subtitles
Script: Margarita Linton
Directors: Margarita Linton, Yaniv Linton
Production: Haim Mecklberg, Estee Yacov-Mecklberg, Tomer Mecklberg
Margarita Linton emigrated to Israel from the Ukraine when she was 5 years old. After completing her military service as a hiking guide, she studied still photography, and wrote and published poetry. She graduated from the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School in 2012. Since then she works as a film editor for documentaries, TV series, and shorts, as well as an editing mentor at Sam Spiegel film school, and Hadassah academic college.
Yaniv began his artistic way as a stills photographer. Since Graduating from the Sam Spiegel film school in 2011 Yaniv works as a cinematographer, shooting feature films, TV dramas and documentaries, as well as teaching cinematography at the Sam Spiegel film school and private cinematography courses.