Mivtza Savta ("Operation Grandma") is a satirical Israeli comedy about three very different brothers trying to get around many obstacles to bury their grandmother on her kibbutz. The story ... See full summary »

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Alon 'Krembo' Sagiv
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Benny Sagiv
Tzach Shpitzen ...
Idan Sagiv
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Hagit
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Deborah
Hugo Yarden ...
Sergio
Danielle Miller ...
Christine
Pablo Salzman ...
Claudio
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Haya Sagiv
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Gabby
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Shirly (as Rotem Itach)
Iparon Atkin ...
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Pavel Centrinel ...
Igor
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Danny (Shabak)
Mamduh Afadila ...
Tommer (Shabak)
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Mivtza Savta ("Operation Grandma") is a satirical Israeli comedy about three very different brothers trying to get around many obstacles to bury their grandmother on her kibbutz. The story takes place in Israel, in the fictional kibbutz "Asisim". Written by Alex F.

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The fictional kibbutz Asisim is based on kibbutz Kissufim, where the writer and director Dror Shaul was born. See more »

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Alon 'Krembo' Sagiv: Deborah, you can take the regulations and shove them up your fat ass, if there's any room left back there after what Claudio shoved in there in the Memorial Room, which by the way, my grandmother donated too!
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operation: 'grandma' objective: bring grandma Haia (direct translation: alive) to burial on time
1 April 2005 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

First of all I would recommend everyone in the holly land to see this movie. It deserves the statue of cult more than most cult movies. With regards to those of you who aren't familiar with Israeli mentality, 'Mivtza Savta' wouldn't mean much to you.

The story is about three brothers who's grandma dies in the most uncomfortable moment. Grandma must be buried under the time constrains. The older brother 'Krembo', an army commander who returns to the kibbutz, takes command of the operation.

There are people who would disagree with me, but I think this is the best Israeli movie ever made (yes even better than Eskimo Limon).


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