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Life According to Agfa (1992)

Ha-Chayim Al-Pi Agfa (original title)
| Drama | 1992 (Israel)
The film takes place in Tel Aviv, much of it in a fictitious local pub called Barbie, a satirical nickname for a famous Israeli mental health institution. The pub's name hints at the ... See full summary »

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Daliah
Akram Tillawi ...
Samir
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Daniela
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Nava
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Nimi
Irit Alter ...
Nira Shmeger
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Nirit Chen ...
Adi Shmeger
Reuven Dayan ...
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The film takes place in Tel Aviv, much of it in a fictitious local pub called Barbie, a satirical nickname for a famous Israeli mental health institution. The pub's name hints at the characters and the events which occur in the pub and which befall its owner (Daliah), the employees and customers. The plot unfolds with a streak of violence which takes a surprising turn. Written by Amir Handzel <hand@wisdom.weizmann.ac.il>

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Ba-Makom Ha-Ze
Lyrics by Assi Dayan
Music by Naftali Alter
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Outstanding!!!
30 July 2007 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Can someone tell me why such a MASTERPIECE of an art film is IMPOSSIBLE to find on DVD?? If it is, PLEASE PLEASE tell me where, okey!!!!!!!!!

It's not often I've experienced a story told with such passion and pain, where Assi Dayan have done this fantastic thing to color the film in black/white, which gave me an extra dimension in the relations between the characters and me as an observer to how these fascinating, but still so believable persons develop quite absurd relationships. He really gives you time to learn these regulars at the bar and then ends the film as he does, leaving you, or at least me with this very uncomfortable end!! It's just brilliant and disturbing, nearly left me with the feeling of loosing my friends in such a shocking way. WELL DONE!!!!


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