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The movie is a romantic comedy which takes place in Israel during the Austerity period of the 1950s. The movie's hero is Alex, a 13 year old boy who is about to attend his Bar Mitzvah. Alex... See more »

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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Batya Barak ...
Bluma
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Postman
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Lola
Uri Kabiri ...
Gadi Fishenzon
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Motke Potash, Shuki's brother
Jupiter Leonid ...
Leonid the teacher
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Teacher Zippora
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Kuba - Alex's Dad
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Sonia
Alik Pelman ...
Shuki 'Jinji' Potash
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Rabbi
Hana Rot ...
Alex' Mom (as Hannah Roth)
Hinna Rozovska ...
Alexander's Grandmother
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Faruk
Eitan Sneh ...
Alexander 'Alex' Kuprovski (as Eitan Anshel)
Yael Wasserman ...
Mimi

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Boaz Davidson

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Boaz Davidson ... ()

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Yitzhak Shani ... producer

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Amnon Salomon

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Bruria Davidson

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Avishay Avivi

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Shaul Dishy ... first assistant director

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Zvika Aloni ... property master
Anat Avivi ... assistant art director

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David Lis ... boom operator

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Efi Ajami ... key grip (as Effi Agami)
Joseph Tzirin ... grip

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Plot Summary

The movie is a romantic comedy which takes place in Israel during the Austerity period of the 1950s. The movie's hero is Alex, a 13 year old boy who is about to attend his Bar Mitzvah. Alex has a typical Polish mother and father that suffers quietly. On account of the difficult economic situation they are compelled to share their apartment with a Persian tenant named Faruk that tries to fight his baldness by means of different creams. Alex falls in love with the new girl in his class, Mimi. Everything changes when his aunt Lola arrives in Israel from Poland to search for lost love. They were together when she lived in Poland but he vanished when Nazis conquered the country. Alex falls for his aunt and she on her part gives him more than just maternal love. The film describes in the exact form the ambiance that dominated the country in the 1950s, the Austerity in Israel in these days, the black markets, the radio broadcasts concentrating on the search for lost relatives, music of the 1950s, the clothes and dresses and forms of pastime Written by Khaliwali

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Also Known As
  • Alex Is Lovesick (World-wide, English title)
  • Alex fülig szerelmes (Hungary)
  • Alex in Love
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  • 88 min
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Goofs When Lola gives Alex a kiss in the end of the film, there is a mark of her lips left on his cheek. in the next shot you can see that the mark in much more stronger than it was. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode dated 3 January 2011 (2011). See more »
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Quotes Alex' Mom: Who drinks cold water? It's the middle of the summer!
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