Nir Bergman, born in Haifa, Israel in 1969, is a lauded film and television writer and director. His moving and heavily autobiographical first feature, Broken Wings (2002), won Best Film and Best Script at the Jerusalem International Film Festival 2002 and was the winner of the Grand Prix at the Tokyo International Film Festival, among many other international accolades. Bergman worked on the critically acclaimed original Israeli TV series BeTipul (later adapted by HBO as the hugely successful In Treatment). He wrote and directed Walk the Dog (2007), winner of three Israeli Academy Awards, including Best TV Drama Mini-Series and Best Director and Writer. Intimate Grammar (2010), his second feature film, won the Haggiag Award for Best Full-Length Feature Film and Best Film at the Jerusalem International Film Festival 2010. It also won the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix at the 2010 Tokyo International Film Festival.
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