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Tehilim (2007)

A family in Jerusalem is torn apart by the mysterious disappearance of their father after a tragic car accident.

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Menachem
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Alma
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Eli
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Shmuel
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Aharon
Reut Lev ...
Deborah
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David
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Orna
Dov Berkovitz ...
Rabbi
Avital Blum ...
Dvora's friend
Jonathan Carlsson ...
Sasha
Avi Elmalich ...
Military police patrol
Nir Farida ...
Meneghem's friend
Avia Gaon ...
Dvora's friend
Robert Hoening ...
Sergeant Kaufman
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In contemporary Jerusalem, a small Jewish family leads an ordinary life until following a car accident, the father mysteriously disappears. They all deal with his absence and the difficulties of everyday life as best they can. While the adults take refuge in silence or traditions, the two children, Menachem and David, seek their own way to find their father... Written by NMH

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€600,000 (estimated)
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Michael Moshonov, who stars in the film, is the son of Israeli actor Moni Moshonov. Both this film and We Own the Night (2007), in which Moni appears, were selected for competition at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. Thus, father and son have films competing against each other. See more »

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TEHILIM is a modern tale, a silent movie of sorts.
9 June 2007 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Cinema is a pleasant fiction. God is a useful elaboration of texts and emotions. Religion is a useful fiction, a construction on absence and death. The Talmud is a bushy bunch of burning questions, to explore or not, for the Talmud is keen on democracy and freedom of speech. Contrary to formal logic, TEHILIM begins with answers, then makes way for questions, or rather the characters are living questions who touch one another sometimes, even hug when mother gives a cuddle to son. TEHILIM also turns us moviegoers into uncomfortably seated questions. TEHILIM is a short story, not a novel, which sails at full speed from illusion to allusion. TEHILIM is a beautiful tale, a silent movie of sorts, for us to make use of.


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