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Out of the Blue (2008)

Etsba Elohim (original title)

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(as Igal Bursztyn)

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(screenplay) (as Igal Bursztyn)
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Shabtai
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Israel
Dorit Bar-Or ...
Lili Dekel
Zehavit Passi ...
Batya
Liat Goren ...
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Nir Levy ...
Nati Tzvik
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More than a love triangle... a pentangle at least
22 September 2012 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

This is a little like an extended but half-serious variation on the "Uptown Girl" song video where the working-class guy meets the beautiful model from the billboard. But a few more people are involved. Here, the guy is married and his daughter has a crush on the weatherman. The weatherman wants to marry the cosmetics queen from the billboards. The cosmetics queen kind of likes the guy's sidekick. The sidekick kind of likes the guy's daughter, although she's in high school and the age difference would raise anyone's eyebrows. The movie is a nice character study about accepting or denying who we really are and what we really want. It's missing an anchor character in the middle with whom the audience could identify, but the eccentrics are obviously what interested the filmmakers. Real-life cosmetics queen Pnina Rosenblum was a good enough sport to allow her own home to be used as the home of the fictional character based on herself.


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