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Dizengoff 99 (1979)

In the easy-going, sexually-liberated 1970's Tel Aviv, three young friends, struggling filmmaker Nati, his impressionable girlfriend Ossi and his geeky friend Mushon, move in together in a ... See full summary »

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Avi Nesher

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Avi Nesher
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gilat Ankori
Gali Atari ... Miri
Anat Atzmon
Smadar Brener
Yoni Chen Yoni Chen
Meir Fenigstein
Chelli Goldenberg ... (as Rahel Goldenberg)
Gidi Gov ... Natti
Anat Harpaz Anat Harpaz
Shoshi Marciano Shoshi Marciano
Eitan Massouri
Orly Silbersatz ... (as Orli Zilbershatz Banai)
Meir Suissa ... Moshon
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In the easy-going, sexually-liberated 1970's Tel Aviv, three young friends, struggling filmmaker Nati, his impressionable girlfriend Ossi and his geeky friend Mushon, move in together in a small apartment in Dizengoff Street number 99. By day, they work a boring desk office job but by night the city is their playground. Their overall goal is to make their way into the commercial movie making business, but harsh realities and romances often sidetrack them. Their fourth friend and Nati's older other girlfriend is aspiring musician, Miri. Written by Yaron Agami

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Israel

Language:

Hebrew

Release Date:

1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

99 Dizengoff Street See more »

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Production Co:

Shapira Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

References The Sugarland Express (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Derech Aruka
Composed by Telma Alyagon-Roz - Kobi Oshrat
Performed by Gali Atari
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Truly awful film
16 September 2016 | by xsxsoSee all my reviews

This is a truly awful piece of cinema. Everything about it is absolute embarrassment; we mustn't somehow lower our plot-writing and filming standards just because this is a 1979 film. There were already amazing films being made throughout the world at the time. It is at the same time a natural product of a then up-and coming Israel's cinema industry, and every sovereign state with a film industry has had a film like this. The acting, the illogical plot twists, the dialogue and the filming itself, are all at sub-par levels. Oh, and don't forget the text appearing at the end of the film announcing to us what went on in the lives of the main characters following this exhilarating story of the three of them living under one roof -- the text's translation is grossly inaccurate and is shamelessly misspelled! In short, as a big fan as I am of 'education through cinema', this isn't a film I'd ever show to my kids. If anything, I'd very much stand in the way of them seeing it.


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