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Zvika Hadar ...
David
Esti Zakheim ...
Batya
Aryeh Moskona ...
Shimon
Orli Perl ...
Vickie
Natan Zahavi ...
Sleidini
Pini Kidron ...
Haim
Evelyn Kaplun ...
Natasha (as Eveline Caplon)
Amit Lior ...
Yair
Tsipor Aizen ...
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Dean Lior ...
Boaz
Tommy Shafrir ...
Boy
Zevulun Mosheashvili ...
Moshe Krabera
Itzik Twini ...
Itzik
Anita Falili ...
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Yossi Bernfeld ...
Mr. Bravo
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David is a garage electrician, who dreamt all of his life of becoming a magician, but had no luck in it. His girlfriend Batya wants an ordinary life, but David is still looking for his dream, so he links up with Romanian immigrant Shimon, who is an expert magician. Written by Anonymous

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Shimon: Women are like rubber bands. You pull them too hard, you get smacked in the face.
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Afula Express
Composed by Ya'ackov Gilad - Yechiel Amsalem
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It might be the best Israeli movie of all times!
24 March 1999 | by (Tel Aviv, Israel) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of the best I have seen in 1997. Julie Shlez, a wonderfully gifted documentary creator made her first motion picture and proved again, that even with a limited budget one can make a little cinematic masterpiece. Shlez creates magic on screen. Her film is funny, sad and funny once again. The actors are wonderful: Zvika Hadar is amazing, Esty Zakheim is unforgettable and Orli Perl is so so sweet and sexy. "Afula Express" touches your soul so deeply, you will never forget this unique feeling. My grade: **** 1/2 (out of *****)


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