Judith

 

This is a silent short film based on the Book of Judith from the Bible. 
In the eighteenth year of his reign, Nabuchodonosor king of the Assyrians commanded Holofernes the chief general of his army to avenge the land of Jordan, which he tried to invade once and failed. Holofernes destroyed the cities of Israel one after another. Now the army surrounded the city of Bethulia. All of the men in the city trembled with hear of Holofernes's brutal manner and decided to surrender without a resistance. However Judith refuses their decision. Judith goes to the camp of Assyrian army alone to kill Holofernes.

Director: Takahisa Shiraishi

Country: Japan
Length: 8'13''