Thomas, a young German pastry maker, is having an affair with Oren, a married Israeli man who makes frequent business trips to Berlin. When Oren dies in a car accident in Israel, Thomas heads for Jerusalem in search of answers to his death. Using a false name, Thomas worms himself into the life of Anat, his lover’s recently widowed wife, to the point of becoming assistant chef in her bar.
Ofir Raul Graizer has worked in diverse sectors, from the textile industry to gastronomy. At the start of his film studies he directed a number of shorts which played at different festivals. On graduating, he co-helmed La discotheque (2015), screened in the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Festival, among other events. He now lives and works in different parts of the world, giving cookery classes for a hobby and working on numerous film and art projects. The Cakemaker participated in the Official Selection at Karlovy Vary.