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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Alon 'Krembo' Sagiv
... Benny Sagiv
Tzach Shpitzen ... Idan Sagiv
... Hagit
... Deborah (as Rosina Kambus)
Hugo Yarden ... Sergio
Danielle Miller ... Christine
Pablo Salzman ... Claudio
... Haya Sagiv
... Gabby
... Shirly (as Rotem Itach)
Iparon Atkin ... Command General
Pavel Centrinel ... Igor
... Danny (Shabak)
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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The fictional kibbutz Asisim is based on kibbutz Kissufim, where the writer and director Dror Shaul was born. See more »

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Idan Sagiv: [narrating] My name is Idan Sagiv. I am 22 years old, live in Tel Aviv, born in kibutz "Asisim" in the Negev. That's OK, nobody knows where it is.
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Much beter than I had expected
20 January 2004 | by See 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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