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Antarctica (2008)

R | | Drama, Romance | 2008 (Israel)
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In two days, Omer will hit a milestone; his 30th birthday. Like many his age, he hasn't found himself. But then Omer is hardly looking. Instead he chooses to loose himself among the stacks ... See full summary »

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Yair Hochner

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ofer Regirer Ofer Regirer ... Boaz
Guy Zoaretz Guy Zoaretz ... Ronen (as Guy Zo-Aretz)
Yuval Raz Yuval Raz ... Miki
Yiftach Mizrahi Yiftach Mizrahi ... Danny
Oshri Sahar Oshri Sahar ... Eitan
Tomer Ilan Tomer Ilan ... Omer
Lucy Dubinchik ... Shirley
Yael Deckelbaum Yael Deckelbaum ... Yael
Liat Ekta ... Michal (as Liat Akta)
Shirli Salomon Shirli Salomon ... Shirli (as Shirli Solomon)
Noam Huberman Noam Huberman ... Shoshana / Amram (as Miss Laila Carry)
Rivka Neuman ... Matilda Rose
Dvir Benedek ... Tzachy
Dina Limon Dina Limon ... Mrs. Abramovich
Tamar Yerushalmi ... Suzi the hairdresser
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Storyline

In two days, Omer will hit a milestone; his 30th birthday. Like many his age, he hasn't found himself. But then Omer is hardly looking. Instead he chooses to loose himself among the stacks of books at the local library, where he works. It is a respite from real life. From time to time he goes on blind dates. He meets Danny on one of his dates. 20 years old and full of enthusiasm, Danny dreams of becoming a dancer. Shirley, Omer's little sister, has her own problems. Aside from being Omer's greatest annoyance, she is in an unconventional relationship with, Michal, owner of the city's hippest coffeehouse and her boss. Just when it seems that Omer has completely lost his spark and all seems lost, Enter Ronen, the handsome journalist who ignites the flame Omer has been seeking. Everyone is hoping for a change. They are waiting for the light. The light that will thaw their frozen hearts. But only one person has the answer, Matilda Rose, the alien loving best-selling novelist can solve the ... Written by Yair Hochner

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexual content including graphic dialogue, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Israel

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Hebrew | English | German

Release Date:

2008 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Antarctica - Corações de Gelo See more »

Filming Locations:

Tel Aviv, Israel

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,385, 31 August 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$21,445, 12 June 2009
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1.78 : 1
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finding love can be real difficult
4 August 2011 | by anshul2001anshulSee all my reviews

if one forgets for a moment that love relationships shown in the movies are homosexual and not heterosexual, it is a simple film about people trying to find love and till they find one keep on trying. There is central character who is librarian and group of his friends and similar individuals they come across.in all there are 5 main male character and they are developed well given the time constraint, especially the journalist, librarian, the young boy and the Casanova. sub plot of hero's sister also being lesbian or their father being cross dresser seems unnecessary. there are comic moments though when their mother gets a new husband or one of the the character who works at a fashion store cracks jokes. Overall a good movie about love, commitment and relationship


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