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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

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 ...
Command General
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 explains how Alon got his nickname "Krembo"]
Idan Sagiv: When Alon was 10 years old, he stole from the kitchen all the krembos which were brought as prizes for the exhibition booths in Purim. All the kibutz suspected him, but he denied, and locked himself in his room...
Deborah: [seen in flashback, standing outside Alon's room] Alon Sagiv, I know you're there!
Idan Sagiv: Alon figured that the only way to get away clean, while in such small place as kibutz you can get stuck with stigma for many years, is to destroy ...
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Much beter than I had expected
20 January 2004 | by (Geldrop, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

First of all one needs to know that this is a very low budget film. That it is based on a true story might give people the wrong idea. IT IS NOT A TV-DRAMA!!! This is pure comedy! Knowing a bit about the situation in Israel and in Kibutzim nowadays is of course a pre, or you will miss a lot of the jokes. But even if you never heard of a kibbutz this is a funny little movie about 3 brothers trying to bury their grandmother in very hectic times.

I give it an 8!


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