Libby, an American Israeli, has just arrived in Tel Aviv from Los Angeles to live with her estranged, ne’er-do-well father. During her stay, which coincides with the 2006 Lebanon War, Libby learns more about father, with his endless series of pie-in-the-sky inventions and about herself. Colorado premiere.
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