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Karov La Bayit (2005)

Not Rated | | Drama | 16 March 2006 (Israel)
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Rebellious and outgoing Smadar can't stand types like Mirit. Mirit, introverted and frightened, keeps away from the likes of Smadar. But the two are thrown together as they are assigned to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Smadar Sayar ... Smadar
Naama Schendar ... Mirit
Katia Zinbris ... Mirit's Mother (as Katia Zimbris)
... Mirit's Father
Irit Suki ... Captain Dubek
... Captain Dubek's assistant (as Ilanit Ben Yaakov)
... Lieutenant Colonel (as Sharon Reginiano)
... Dana
... Supper Guest
Tsofit Shpan ... Supper Guest
Anna Stephan ... Julia
Shiran Fresco ... Rotem
Lee Michael
Lotan Sapir ... Perach
Shoshi Ezer ... Yedida
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Rebellious and outgoing Smadar can't stand types like Mirit. Mirit, introverted and frightened, keeps away from the likes of Smadar. But the two are thrown together as they are assigned to a patrol in Jerusalem as part of their compulsory military service. Their job is to stop Palestinian passersby, to ask for their identity cards, and to write down their details on special forms. You don't move from this place, don't sit down, don't smoke, don't eat, don't talk on your cell phones, says their commander, leaving them alone on the street with their patrol forms. What will they do now? This is the story of two 18-year-old girls who are busy with their own worlds--falling in love, break-ups, and the volatile relationship between the two--in an attempt to ignore the political reality in a city that slowly makes its way into their lives. As women, this film is our own way of soul searching, about our army service and the occupation Written by Vidi Bilu and Dalia Hager

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Patrouille in Jerusalem  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$926, 9 March 2007, Limited Release

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$20,464, 1 April 2007
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There have been a few Movies about Israeli Women soldiers, But most films about the army have been about Male soldiers. I agree with the comment from Miami that it is so well done that you do not have to be Israeli or Female to enjoy it.

Also I liked it as it has heavy hints about the situation in Israel in recent years with Intifada 2. But the movie is Human and not Political. Filmed mainly in central Jerusalem and is realistic. You see what happens when a "Pigua" (Terror Explosion) happens. But you also see 18 year old Youngsters growing up the hard way. Directed by two Women Vardit Bilu and Dalia Hagar the movie is thru women's eyes.


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