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Mivtza Savta (1999)

Mivtza Savta ("Operation Grandma") is a satirical Israeli comedy about three very different brothers trying to get around many obstacles to bury their grandmother on her kibbutz. The story ... See full summary »

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Dror Shaul

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Dror Shaul
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rami Heuberger ... Alon 'Krembo' Sagiv
Ami Smolartchik ... Benny Sagiv
Tzach Shpitzen Tzach Shpitzen ... Idan Sagiv
Einat Weitzman ... Hagit
Rozina Cambos ... Deborah (as Rosina Kambus)
Hugo Yarden Hugo Yarden ... Sergio
Danielle Miller Danielle Miller ... Christine
Pablo Salzman Pablo Salzman ... Claudio
Davida Karol ... Haya Sagiv
Eyal Rozales ... Gabby
Rotem Abuhab ... Shirly (as Rotem Itach)
Efron Etkin ... Command General (as Iparon Atkin)
Pavel Centrinel Pavel Centrinel ... Igor
Dvir Benedek ... Danny (Shabak)
Mamduh Afadila Mamduh Afadila ... Tommer (Shabak)
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Mivtza Savta ("Operation Grandma") is a satirical Israeli comedy about three very different brothers trying to get around many obstacles to bury their grandmother on her kibbutz. The story takes place in Israel, in the fictional kibbutz "Asisim". Written by Alex F.

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Country:

Israel

Language:

Hebrew

Release Date:

1999 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Mivtsa Savta See more »

Filming Locations:

Kibbutz Yakum, Israel

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paralite Productions Ltd. See more »
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Trivia

The fictional kibbutz Asisim is based on kibbutz Kissufim, where the writer and director Dror Shaul was born. See more »

Quotes

[Krembo and Sergio are sitting near the swimming pool, watching the swimmers]
Alon 'Krembo' Sagiv: There is only one way to swim 100 meters to receive a medal.
Sergio: Hey, Krembo, why don't you give some tip of champions, eh?
Alon 'Krembo' Sagiv: You start as fast as you can, and very slowly you increase the pace.
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Featured in Zinor Layla: Episode dated 18 July 2013 (2013) See more »

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Much beter than I had expected
20 January 2004 | by nitzpitzSee all my reviews

First of all one needs to know that this is a very low budget film. That it is based on a true story might give people the wrong idea. IT IS NOT A TV-DRAMA!!! This is pure comedy! Knowing a bit about the situation in Israel and in Kibutzim nowadays is of course a pre, or you will miss a lot of the jokes. But even if you never heard of a kibbutz this is a funny little movie about 3 brothers trying to bury their grandmother in very hectic times.

I give it an 8!


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