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Sof Ha'Olam Smola (2004)

As a family from India moves in to a desert neighborhood in Southern Israel in the 1960's, the family's eldest, beautiful daughter discovers friendship and romance with the lovely local ... See full summary »

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As a family from India moves in to a desert neighborhood in Southern Israel in the 1960's, the family's eldest, beautiful daughter discovers friendship and romance with the lovely local French girl. The film also explores the hardships and surprises that come with the integration of multiple families from different ethnic backgrounds (from the diaspora) and their struggle with immigration and prejudice. Written by hikacute

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24 March 2004 (France)  »

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A világ végén fordulj balra  »

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This was Neta Garty's first motion picture. See more »

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Featured in Sharon Amrani: Remember His Name (2010) See more »

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Be-Sof Ha-Olam
Lyrics by Ehud Manor
Music by Kobi Oshrat
Performed by Ninette Tayeb
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Saccharine treatment of immigrants ! ! !
13 August 2007 | by (Paris,France) – See all my reviews

It is true that this film was a major hit in Israel and no wonder one can easily guess why ? One wild guess is that it did all it could to portray a hippie dippy picture of the immigrant question.The immigrants in question are from India and Morocco and the film is about their efforts to find a firm footing within Israelian society.The film fails to score as its depiction of immigrants is much too unreal,lacks credibility and to top it all a lot of irrelevant material is added which bears no link to the film's plot line.The Indian actors in this film have been dubbed as failures in India and watching them act in an Israelian film the people wondered as to how they landed such roles for themselves.The game of cricket in a film from Israel like this one was a pure gimmick as the film maker wanted to cash the popularity of this sport in Asian subcontinent.This is a film one must watch only to ascertain what made it so famous.


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