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Seven Minutes in Heaven (2008)

Sheva dakot be gan eden (original title)
One morning Galia and her boyfriend board a local Jerusalem bus. It is packed with passengers, among them a suicide bomber. The bus explodes, leaving Galia with severe burns and memory loss... See full summary »

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Galia (as Reymond Amsalem)
Jil Ben David ...
Yochanan Ben Harosh
Edna Blilious ...
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Gilad Cohen ...
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Gal Friedman ...
Ronen
Benjamin Jagendorf ...
Itzik Berezani
Jonathan Miller ...
Shlomi
Nadav Netz ...
Oren
Ofry Prishkolnik ...
Daniella
Eldad Prives ...
Boaz (as Eldad Fribas)
Rita Shukrun ...
Ariella Ben Harosh
Ronit Yudkevitz ...
Dr. Talia
Sharon Zuckerman ...
Sarit
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One morning Galia and her boyfriend board a local Jerusalem bus. It is packed with passengers, among them a suicide bomber. The bus explodes, leaving Galia with severe burns and memory loss. She has no memory of the day of the terrorist attack and the days leading up to it. A necklace sent to her from an unidentified source sets her off on a journey to find the missing pieces of the puzzle from that horrific day. Written by Warsaw Film Festival

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Fantastic movie with great acting, a must watch character study
1 March 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie really is a true gem imo, its got great acting, fantastic cinematography and the atmosphere is very well done to.

Im not 100% sure why this movie effected me so much, maybe its that I've been through a lot of rough times before (health stuff, not being on a bus during a bomb) or if it was just the way the movie was presented.

I felt very connected to the characters in the movie, they felt very real and almost like it was real life and not even acting in a movie.

The main actress is very beautiful to and she plays this role so perfectly, some of the sad looks on her face to some of the wonderful smiles she has.

I wish we got more movies like this in North America/Hollywood, this really felt like a perfectly executed movie. It might not blow everyone away, but for what the director was trying to do I think it was perfect.

Some might find this a bit boring and slow but to me its a really well done character study that I am still thinking about a lot the next day after watching it.

Do yourself a favour and pick this movie up (I got it from Film Movement), you will not be disappointed!


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