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Balada le'aviv ha'bohe ()


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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... See more »

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Jossef Tawila
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Nisso the bartender
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Rivka Azizo
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Sarina
Asher Dagan ...
Asher
Yonatan Dani ...
Jacob the shark
Peri Bar Delshdefer ...
Shaul
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Bruria (as Dikla Dori)
Mark Eliyahu ...
Darwish
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Sima
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Tamara
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Yigal Azizo (as Eli Havakok)
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Salman
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Margaret
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Bad luck Shimon
Itzik Konfino ...
Moshe mandolin (as Tzik Konfinno)
Avi Levy ...
Ovadia Azizo
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David Farid
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Yehezkel Chakuda
Gil Ron ...
Yoel
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Yehiel (as Matti Seri)
Doron Shemesh ...
Nachum the beggar
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Amram Mufradi
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Avram Mufradi

Directed by

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Benny Toraty

Written by

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Benny Toraty ... ()

Produced by

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Leon Edery ... producer
Moshe Edery ... producer
Chayim Sharir ... producer
Boaz Veksler ... line producer

Music by

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Mark Eliyahu

Cinematography by

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Amnon Zlayet

Film Editing by

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Yosef Grunfeld

Editorial Department

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Eran Peller ... after effects
Eitan Vardi ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Michal Elias ... (as Michael Elis)

Production Design by

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Dror Elhadad

Costume Design by

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Deborah O'Hana

Makeup Department

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Dafna Akerman ... assistant makeup artist
Meirav Boshusha-Horovitz ... makeup artist
Shani Moskovitz ... makeup

Production Management

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Karin Ben-Zeev ... production manager (as Karin Ben-Ze'ev) / production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Kira Bik ... second assistant director
Raanan Tesler ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Dani Avshalom ... assistant set dresser
Yosi Dahari ... assistant property master
Tamir David ... assistant art
Dror Elhadad ... set dresser
David Oriyan ... assistant art
Shahar Ozri ... assistant art
Vic Peretz ... assistant art
Habiv Rozilio ... property master
Amir Yahzakiel ... assistant art
Gil Yaron ... assistant art

Sound Department

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Arnon Afriat ... foley recordist
Keren Or Biton ... adr recorder: adr editor / dialogue editor
Nin Hazan ... sound effects editor
David Lis ... sound
Oded Ringel ... boom operator
Gil Segal ... foley artist / foley editor

Stunts

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Dima Osmolovsky ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Avishai Azoli ... lighting technician
Yaniv Ben Shimon ... loaders
Mordi Boaz ... key grip
Yaakov Boaz ... grip
Danil Burobin ... lighting technician
Prosper Emil ... assistant grip
Eyal Fischer ... still photographer
Nir Harari ... assistant grip
Shai Jigo ... lighting technician
Yuval Lester ... lighting technician
Roberto Ravitz ... first assistant camera
Ziv Raviv ... assistant grip
Galy Reshef ... gaffer (as Gali Reshef)
Felix Salamon ... lighting technician
Noam Teich ... camera operator
Ram Tsizling ... lighting technician (as Ram Tzizling)
Eli Turgeman ... grip

Casting Department

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Aelya Shechter ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Hila Glik ... costumer
Juana Saibe ... costumer

Location Management

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Yotam Livne ... location manager

Other crew

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Oded Chakim ... personal assistant to producer
Guri Lazar ... personal assistant to producer
Moiya Matityahu ... script supervisor
Jenya Vaserman ... production coordinator

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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 perish Written by ATaler

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Also Known As
  • Balada LaAviv HaBohe (Israel, Hebrew title)
  • The Ballad of the Weeping Spring (World-wide, English title)
  • The Ballad of Weeping Springtime (World-wide, English title)
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  • 106 min
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