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Massa'ot James Be'eretz Hakodesh
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Release Date:
8 January 2004 (Israel) See more »
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During his journey to Jerusalem young James learns the meaning of being Israeli. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
8 wins & 8 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A mirror to Israeli culture. See more (12 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Siyabonga Melongisi Shibe ... James

Salim Dau ... Shimi Shabati
Arieh Elias ... Sallah Shabati
Sandra Schonwald ... Racheli Shabati
Hugh Masebenza ... Skomboze
Florence Bloch ... Re'uma
Ya'akov Ronen Morad ... Police Officer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Moly Ashkenzi
Yitzchak Batal
Yehuda Cohen
Yonatan Dani
Yenbar Grayfe
Yael Levental ... Immigration Officer
David Nabegamabo ... Pastor
Pascal I. Newton ... Job
Becki Osterzetzer
Yael Parter
Michael Reizel
Baruch Sasson
Gregory Tal ... Feda

Directed by
Ra'anan Alexandrowicz 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ra'anan Alexandrowicz  writer
Sami Duenias  writer

Produced by
Tzipory Bar Yosef .... line producer
Amir Harel .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ehud Banai  (as Ehud Banay)
Noam Halevi 
Gil Smetana 
 
Cinematography by
Shark De Mayo 
 
Film Editing by
Ron Goldman 
 
Casting by
Orit Azoulay 
Marina Van Tonder (casting director: South Africa)
 
Production Design by
Amir Pick  (as Amir Dov Pick)
 
Costume Design by
Maya Barsky 
 
Makeup Department
Alona Keller .... assistant makeup artist
Orly Ronen .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Gal Kalfus .... production coordinator (as Gal Kalpos)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Shabtai Yitzhak .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Uri Aminov .... set dresser (as Ori Aminov)
Shimi Baruch .... assistant production designer
Keren Ben-Shem .... property master
Ziv Cohen .... assistant production designer
Beni Dagan .... assistant production designer
Yossi Elbaz .... set dresser
Ronen Freidman .... assistant production designer
Amnon Laufer .... assistant production designer
Ido Nadav .... assistant production designer
Amit I. Ron .... assistant production designer
Micha Sela .... assistant production designer
Ran Shlezinger .... assistant production designer
 
Sound Department
Israel David .... dolby mixer
David Lis .... dolby mixer
Ronen Nagel .... sound designer
Gil Toren .... dolby mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Avner Ben-Natan .... gaffer
Idan Or .... assistant camera
Choresh Wald .... key grip
 
Other crew
Claire Viroulaud .... press attache
 

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Also Known As:
"Massa'ot James Be'eretz Hakodesh" - Israel (original title)
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Runtime:
91 min | France:90 min (Cannes Film Festival) | USA:87 min
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At one point during the movie, James is wearing a t-shirt that says (in Hebrew) "Jerusalem 2000".See more »
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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
A mirror to Israeli culture., 13 January 2004
Author: Jonathan Fain (faincut@gmail.com) from Tel Aviv, Israel

This movie is one of the best Israeli movies I have yet to see. It is a simple story with some good actors, and it shows the "values" of Israeli people. The main characters were acted well, yet the rest were pretty the same like most Israeli films, not professional. Camera work is plain and quality is not film, but still a good job done there. Another milestone in Israeli cinema.

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