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Baruch
Debbi Besserglick ...
Debi the Kindergarten Teacher
Nansi Brandes ...
Viennese Pianist
Shimon Butbul ...
Viennese Cook
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Morris
Misha Gal ...
Israeli Doctor
Reuven Goldwasser ...
Accountant
Chen Gueta ...
Oshrat Iluz ...
Yossi Keinan ...
Jako
Chen Lazarovich ...
Dalia Malka ...
Kindergarten Teacher's Assistant
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Galgal Mistovev
(Dil Yarası)
Performed by Zahava Ben
Written by Orhan Gencebay
Adapted by Yoni Ro'e
Arranged by Nansi Brandes (as Nancy Brandes)
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If you like Eastern Music then this is for you
19 August 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Zahava Ben plays the daughter of a French/Arabic speaking singer. (Unless you speak French and Arabic there are scene in the film where you will need to read the Hebrew subtitles) Vivi and her father emigrate to Israel where he eventually gets recognised by friends and takes up work singing in a small bar. Vivi works there as a waitress until she gets her lucky break when her father goes blind and she takes over from him. Spotted by a crooked talent scout, who signs her up, she ends up performing lots of shows but doesn't get to receive all the money she has earned. Although the storyline is fairly simplistic, is well played out, but that's not why I've watched it 4 or 5 times. Zahava has an amazing voice.


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