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Saint Clara (1996)

Clara Hakedosha (original title)
The year is 1999 and the storyline is actually a number of sub-plots all revolving around the 13-year old Clara, a girl that can predict the future and has telekinetic powers. The sub-plots... See full summary »

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Ari Folman, Ori Sivan

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Ari Folman (as Ari Fulman), Jelena Kohout (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucy Dubinchik ... Clara Chanov
Halil Elohev Halil Elohev ... Eddie Tikel
Johnny Peterson Johnny Peterson ... Rosy
Maya Maron ... Libby
Maya De-Fries Maya De-Fries ... Eleanor Galash
Tal Feigenboim Tal Feigenboim ... Galit Biron
Igal Naor ... Headmaster Tissona
Joe El Dror ... Teacher Mounitz
Orly Silbersatz ... TV Reporter (as Orly Silbersatz Banai)
Tal Ben-Bina Tal Ben-Bina ... Tikel's Mom
Menashe Noy ... Tikel's Dad
Evgenia Dodina ... Clara's Mom (as Jenya Dodina)
Ronald Heilovsky Ronald Heilovsky ... Clara's Dad
Israel Sasha Demidov ... Elvis Chanov (as Israel Damidov)
Ronny Bachar Ronny Bachar ... Vered Rosental
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Storyline

The year is 1999 and the storyline is actually a number of sub-plots all revolving around the 13-year old Clara, a girl that can predict the future and has telekinetic powers. The sub-plots include a boy in her class who has a crush on her, his family, her family and her principal that keeps talking French for some strange reason. Written by Danny Paikov <deepee@netvision.net.il>

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MiKan Tatchil HaMahapecha [The Revolution Will Start Here] See more »

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Israel

Language:

Hebrew | Russian

Release Date:

1996 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

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Trivia

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Quotes

Tikel's Dad: [Upon winning the lottery] The first time you're happy about something I did.
Tikel's Mom: [Looking at their son] The second time.
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Saint Clara aka Clara Hakedosha
24 April 2001 | by hnbbsSee all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie very much. I did not understand much of the movie. I am not sure if this is the way kids act in Israel and if that is the way the education system works or not. I saw the movie on TV with the name of "Saint Clara".

I enjoyed the movie and the love story and the interesting weird people in the movie. It made me wonder about some of the things that were said during the movie. I guess the same way people outside of the U. S. must wonder about things said and done in American movies.

Watching this I was thinking about the movie "Tin Drum" (Die Blechtrommel) and wishing there was someone watching it with me that after the movie was over could tell me what in the hell it was all about.

Maybe it is better sometimes to NOT know what the author or director was trying to say...Because I did enjoy the movie and hope to see it again on TV.


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