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Afula Express (1997)

 |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  1997 (Israel)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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 ...
Dancer
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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Afula Express
Composed by Ya'ackov Gilad - Yechiel Amsalem
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Who knew Zvika Hadar had it in him?
7 January 2000 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

In the lead role of a nobody who wants to be a magician, it's a pleasant enough surprise that anyone can steer clear of facile slapstick on the one hand and facile pathos on the other. But that it's Zvika Hadar is simply astonishing, given the bottom-of-the- barrel humor that he supplies on Israeli television. The movie is in excellent taste. (Well, aside from that sex scene in the alley...)


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