The Return From The Other Planet

Jerusalem Film Festival

Ka.tzetnik lived a life of secrecy, becoming a myth. Rumors suggested that he writes all night, donning his Auschwitz uniform and that he never leaves his house despite his books selling millions.
The film explores the writer's personal odyssey in coping with his trauma through the unconventional path of LSD.

Director: Asaf Lapid

Producer: Saar Yogev, Noami Levari

Co Producer: Harry Flöter


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Production Company: Black Sheep Film Productions
Duration: 75 min.
Date of Release: 4/2023
Country of Production: Israel

Shooting Format: 4K
Language: Hebrew, English
Subtitles: English

Festivals & Awards

  • Jerusalem Film Festival 2023
    Best Documentary Research

Involved Broadcasters

Kan - Israeli Public Broadcast Corporation

Involved Institutions and Other Financiers

Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts (development)


Drama Documentary, History, Portrait