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Hill 24 Doesn't Answer (1955)

Giv'a 24 Eina Ona (original title)
Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 2 November 1955 (USA)
This was the first movie produced in Israel. It deals with the outbreak of hostilities during the war for independence in 1947. The message of this film was the sadness and stupidity of ... See full summary »

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James Finnegan
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Miriam Miszrahi
Michael Shillo ...
Capt. Yehuda Berger
Michael Wager ...
Allan Goodman
Zalman Lebiush ...
The Rabbi
Margalit Oved ...
Esther Hadassi
Haim Eynav ...
Ya'acov, young soldier
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David Airam (as Arie Lavi)
Azaria Rapaport ...
German Mercenary (Former Nazi)
Eric Greene ...
Agent Browning
David Hershkovitz ...
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Stanley Preston ...
Chief British Agent Lawson
Mati Raz ...
Levin, the interpreter
Shraga Friedman ...
Travel Agent
Ruth Rappaport ...
Hospital Nurse
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This was the first movie produced in Israel. It deals with the outbreak of hostilities during the war for independence in 1947. The message of this film was the sadness and stupidity of people killing each other and how "it's always the old who lead us to war and only the young who die..." (Phil Ochs) Written by Dan Sternberg <alisaeve@htg-is.vianet.net>

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The passionate love story of a fighting Irishman and an Israeli lass.


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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

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Featured in A History of Israeli Cinema (2009) See more »

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Dont let this movie be forgotten
20 July 2002 | by (cananda) – See all my reviews

This is the Israeli film ever made it a masterpiece it deals with the Arab conflict and two British men and how they fight Palestine a powerful anti-war statement and how the old lead and the young die in it. They should put this movie on dvd but sadly this was forgotten, if you can see this movie go for the actors who are not famous but who cares this movie is a landmark i like its pro-Israel message see this great movie


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