During Purim of 1996, on a crosswalk in downtown Tel Aviv stood 27 year old Maytal and her brother Assaf. As the two began to cross the street a suicide bomber detonated himself. Assaf was killed instantly. Maytal was mortally wounded.
This documentary follows Maytal over a period of eight months in an Israeli rehabilitation hospital, as she struggles to cope with her loss and rebuild her life with her husband Steve. Emotionally affecting yet unsentimental, this portrait of one woman's trauma provides an unforgettable human perspective on the tragic consequences of Middle Eastern conflict.
Watch also "Shinning Stars" that follows Maytal 12 years after the terror attack joining the complex journey down the road of realizing her dream.