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Noodle (2007)

At thirty-seven, Miri is a twice-widowed, El Al flight attendant. Her well-regulated existence is suddenly turned upside down by an abandoned Chinese boy whose migrant-worker mother has ... See full summary »

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Ayelet Menahemi
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Credited cast:
Mili Avital ... Miri Calderone
BaoQi Chen BaoQi Chen ... Noodle
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alon Aboutboul ... Izzy Sason
Sinaya Ben-Dor Sinaya Ben-Dor ... Ilana
Yiftach Klein ... Mati Gueta
Daphna Shpigelman ... Batya
Sarit Vino-Elad ... Dafna
Anat Waxman ... Gila Sason
Roni Yuria Roni Yuria ... Yaeli
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At thirty-seven, Miri is a twice-widowed, El Al flight attendant. Her well-regulated existence is suddenly turned upside down by an abandoned Chinese boy whose migrant-worker mother has been summarily deported from Israel. The film is a touching comic-drama in which two human beings -- as different from each other as Tel Aviv is from Beijing -- accompany each other on a remarkable journey, one that takes them both back to a meaningful life. Written by Anonymous

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Miri comes home to face a small hassle that grows. She finds answers for the child and for herself, how to go on with her life.
13 March 2008 | by jaanayliSee all my reviews

The film has a charming atmosphere of everyday and "it could really happen" even though it certainly is a fairy tale and there are several almost impossible elements in the plot - security issues, how children are normally treated, and time discrepancies. The shots are well planned and acting is natural. Somehow the lighting always seems natural. I especially liked the quick conversations with Gila and her friends, and Gila's daughter's sababa-comments. Many scenes were fresh - not as predictable as you'd expect. As always, the behind scenes bonus material on the DVD is worth watching. This movie leaves you in a good mood!


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Hebrew | Mandarin

Release Date:

26 July 2007 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

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