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Lovesick on Nana Street (1995)

Hole Ahava B'Shikun Gimel (original title)
| Comedy, Drama | 1995 (Israel)
The touching story of Victor, who lives with his mother in the REALLY bad part of town and runs an illegal TV cable station. One day he sees the beautiful Michaela and falls madly in love ... See full summary »

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The touching story of Victor, who lives with his mother in the REALLY bad part of town and runs an illegal TV cable station. One day he sees the beautiful Michaela and falls madly in love with her. So desperate to make her love him back he finally snaps, and sits in the rain, all night, waiting for her. Placed in a mental institution for his own sake he meets several colorful characters, such as the mysterious Levanah with whom he becomes sexually involved. Finally, one day, Michaela comes to visit him... Written by Anonymous

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Love and Madness can be confusing
18 July 2002 | by (haifa) – See all my reviews

Moshe Ivgi, the leading Israeli actor for the past twenty years, in a role that fits him best. A romantic nobody from nowhere, who falls in love with a girl who's way out of his league and is driven insane by the knowledge he can't have her. The movie plays around with the question - are we in love with a person, or are we in love with the ideal of love itself.

Not to be missed also are the most realistic portrayal of a madhouse, and the accurate portrayal of an Israeli dead-end suburb (shikun). Not much hope there in any of those places, but the ending will make you think about moving in.


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