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Balada le'aviv ha'bohe (2012)

Jossef Tawila, the legendary tar player of the band Ensemble Tourqouise along with Avram Mufradi composed the Crying Spring Symphony. In the debut evening of the symphony's playing a car ... See full summary »

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... Jossef Tawila
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Nisso the bartender
... Rivka Azizo
... Sarina
Asher Dagan ... Asher
Yonatan Dani ... Jacob the shark
Peri Bar Delshdefer ... Shaul
... Bruria (as Dikla Dori)
Mark Eliyahu ... Darwish
... Sima
... Tamara
... Yigal Azizo (as Eli Havakok)
... Salman
... Margaret
... Bad luck Shimon
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Jossef Tawila, the legendary tar player of the band Ensemble Tourqouise along with Avram Mufradi composed the Crying Spring Symphony. In the debut evening of the symphony's playing a car accident occurred, as Tawila fell during driving, killing two of the orchestra's members. Surviving the accident, Tawila, Avram Mufradi and Margaret (Tawila's spouse, being the band's singer), who turned to a wheel chair invalid. Tawila is judges and sentences for a few imprisonment years. After his release from jail he abandons his beloved one and music, opens a pub and sinks into a depression. The movie describes the happenings twenty years after the accident. One day on Tawila's threshold appears Amram, Avram Mufradi's son, telling him his father is dying of cancer and asking him to complete assemble an ensemble that will play The Crying Spring Symphony. Tawila decides to make his old friend's last wish come true and goes out to extract the best players for an ensemble to play the piece before his ... Written by ATaler

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Friendship
6 February 2013 | by See all my reviews

Josef Tawila (Uri Gavriel) has fallen away into the valleys of his sorrows. A painful past event his crippled his life and he was floating aimlessly in his daily existence. Suddenly in walks the son of a friend whose dying wish is to listen to a ballad of their youth, the Ballad of the Weeping Spring. With zeal and new focus, Tawila works on bringing together musicians in order to bring a band together and make music one more time for his dying friend. Not as easy as it may seem as he is ridiculed on this Don Quitoxe journey. The movies themes are rediscovering dreams of the past, facing your demons, and discovering that the world around you is much brighter than you may think it is. I saw it as part of the Atlanta Jewish Film festival and feel in love with the cinematography and the portrayal of an old world view and the notion that friendship's honor is timeless.


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