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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 ...
Rosina Kambus ...
Hugo Yarden ...
Danielle Miller ...
Pablo Salzman ...
Davida Karol ...
Haya Sagiv
Eyal Rozales ...
Rotem Abuhab ...
Shirly (as Rotem Itach)
Iparon Atkin ...
Command General
Pavel Centrinel ...
Dvir Benedek ...
Danny (Shabak)
Mamduh Afadila ...
Tommer (Shabak)


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 »


[Idan and Benny came to the morgue to take grandma Haya's body for the burial, but the manager refuses to let them transport the body in their car]
Benishty Manager: There are two options - either Chevra Kadisha or private ambulance. That's it.
Benny Sagiv: Wait a minute, doctor, you don't understand.
Benishty Manager: First, I am not a doctor. In here no one needs doctor anymore. Second, there is nothing to understand, that's the law and that's it. Third, I've been working for 30 years and I've never seen two idiots like you.
Benny Sagiv: Mr. Benishty, ...
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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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