Gote and Eli are two aging friends who don't want to age. Gote is a lifeguard who's fighting peepers on the Tel-Aviv beach. Eli is a guitar player who dreams of building a night club in Altman's restaurant.
June 11th 1967, the Six-Day War is over and the cease fire has just begun. We follow the journey of Gassan and Haled, two Egyptian soldiers whose only wish is to make their way through the ... See full summary »
Azulai is a policeman in Jaffa, whose incompetence is only matched by his soft-heartedness. His superiors want to send him to early retirement, but he would like to stay on the force, and ... See full summary »
The sharp, often hilarious satire that became the most successful film in Israeli history is about new immigrants Sallah and his family, who are left in a shack near their promised ... See full summary »
The movie is a romantic comedy which takes place in Israel during the Austerity period of the 1950s. The movie's hero is Alex, a 13 year old boy who is about to attend his Bar Mitzvah. Alex... See full summary »
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 »
Or shoulders a lot: she's 17 or 18, a student, works evenings at a restaurant, recycles cans and bottles for cash, and tries to keep her mother Ruthie from returning to streetwalking in Tel... See full summary »
This movie is about a basketball coach called Benny, that is used to manipulating his players, his friends, his wife and his mistresses when suddenly, everything starts to fall apart for him. The film focuses on a few days in Benny's life. As the film progresses and it seems as though his luck has run out, he behaves more and more pathetically until the end of the film where you almost feel sorry for him. Although this low budget movie has elements that are somewhat dated, I think Uri Zohar gives one of the best performances of his career both as an actor and as a director. If you appreciate his work, you will most likely enjoy this film.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?