‘Sublet’ Trailer: Israeli Twist on ‘Weekend’ Brings Charm, Plus John Benjamin Hickey

The Bubble,” “Walk on Water,” and “Yossi and Jagger” director Eytan Fox returns to the terrain of gay introspective dramas with the new film “Sublet,” which opens on June 11 in theaters from Greenwich Entertainment.

It will also be available on demand on July 9.

The film offers a sort of Israeli spin on “Weekend,” with a writer arriving in Tel Aviv to reflect on life and love with a younger man.

John Benjamin Hickey and Niv Nissim star.

Watch the trailer below.Michael (Hickey), a travel columnist for The New York Times , goes to Tel Aviv to write an article after suffering a tragedy.

He is still grieving and the loss has caused problems between him and his husband.

He just wants to do his research and go home.

But when he sublets an apartment from Tomer (Nissim), a young film student, he finds himself drawn into the life of the city.

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