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But Where Is Daniel Wax? (1972)

Le'an Ne'elam Daniel Wax? (original title)
| Drama | 1972 (Israel)
10 years after he left Israel and "played it big-time in America", Benny Shpitz returns for a visit, self-exploring his youth, friends, dreams, beliefs and idol, Daniel Wax, who symbolized ... See full summary »

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Lior Yieniy
Michael Lipkin
Esther Zewko
Yael Heffner
Zivit Abramson
Miriam Gavrieli
Amnon Moskin
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10 years after he left Israel and "played it big-time in America", Benny Shpitz returns for a visit, self-exploring his youth, friends, dreams, beliefs and idol, Daniel Wax, who symbolized the "beautiful Israeli". Shpitz finds out his friends are melancholic, unsatisfied with marriage life, hiding a vast hole in their sole. In a wider context, Israel post 67' will no longer be the society that it was meant to be.

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You have to be Israeli, or smarter than me
31 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

I saw the film when I was new in Israel, and it bored me completely. I saw it again twenty years later and I thought it was a terrific commentary on its generation. I guess you need either to have lived here, or to be better at understanding another culture than I was when I first saw it.


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