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Avanti popolo (1986)

June 11th 1967, the Six-Day War is over and the cease fire has just begun. We follow the journey of Gassan and Haled, two Egyptian soldiers whose only wish is to make their way through the ... See full summary »

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Rafi Bukai
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Cast

Credited cast:
Salim Dau ... Haled el Asmar
Suhel Haddad ... Gassan Hamada
Tuvia Gelber Tuvia Gelber ... David Pozner
Danny Segev Danny Segev ... Yacaov Hirsh
Dani Roth Dani Roth ... Dani Sela
Barry Langford Barry Langford ... English Journalist
Michael Koresh Michael Koresh ... Military Attache
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Itamar Bartov Itamar Bartov
Ofer Ben-Aharon Ofer Ben-Aharon
Yuval Cohen Yuval Cohen ... Jeep Driver
Meir Dahan Meir Dahan
Giora Erlich Giora Erlich
Eyal Hatuel Eyal Hatuel
Yoav Hess Yoav Hess
Gabi Katz Gabi Katz
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June 11th 1967, the Six-Day War is over and the cease fire has just begun. We follow the journey of Gassan and Haled, two Egyptian soldiers whose only wish is to make their way through the Sinai desert and safely reach the Suez Canal. Thus begins a comical, almost surrealistic saga during which they meet various groups of people across the desert, including Israeli soldiers on patrol and a pushy news reporter. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

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Country:

Israel

Language:

Arabic | English

Release Date:

28 November 1986 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Avanti Popolo See more »

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Budget:

$60,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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parts slow, overall worth it
16 April 2002 | by samuelb70See all my reviews

Although an Israeli movie, most of the movie is actually in Arabic. I can't say this was great, but it is still worth seeing, even if just for the 15 minutes where the Egyptian and Israeli soldiers are together.

Pretty funny, but some parts are weirdly political.


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