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Mivtza Savta (1999)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rami Heuberger ...
Alon 'Krembo' Sagiv
Ami Smolartchik ...
Benny Sagiv
Tzach Shpitzen ...
Idan Sagiv
Einat Weitzman ...
Hagit
Rosina Kambus ...
Deborah
Hugo Yarden ...
Sergio
Danielle Miller ...
Christine
Pablo Salzman ...
Claudio
Davida Karol ...
Haya Sagiv
Eyal Rozales ...
Gabby
Rotem Abuhab ...
Shirly (as Rotem Itach)
Iparon Atkin ...
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Pavel Centrinel ...
Igor
Dvir Benedek ...
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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Idan Sagiv: [narrating] My name is Idan Sagiv. I am 22 years old, live in Tel Aviv, born in kibutz "Asisim" in the Negev. That's OK, nobody knows where it is.
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A new age Israeli CULT movie
13 February 2005 | by (Kfar-Saba, Israel) – See all my reviews

I think I saw this movie around 10 times only in my 3 years in the army.

Although this movie was made for cable TV, it was a great success in Israel.

Almost every school, every IDF base will have the film in their collection.

I don't know how someone who doesn't live in Israel can get the humor of this movie, but it's worth the 50 minutes trying...

& if you don't get the humor, just come live here for a couple of years.. that should do the job. :-)

Ronen Rothfarb, ISRAEL.


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