Respectable single father and tour boat captain Chico fights tooth and nail to maintain custody of his dear son Ben while developing a romantic relationship with beautiful lawyer Galia.

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A heart warming story...
29 September 2002 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Abba Ganuv (1988), "Cool Dad" in a loose translation, is the heart warming story of single father "chiko Ben David" a struggling sailor and his only son "Ben".

this story,spreading over 3 sequels, is all about the struggle of a father and his son to stay together in spite of the mother's constant attempts to claim her son back after years of leaving him since he was a baby, in order to find a better life for herself.


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