This is the story of Nits, a restless bum and a hopeless cynic as he returns from his journey with an obsessive intention of bringing back his ex- girlfriend and their beloved dog. She ...
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An existential comedy about a neurotic film director whose fears of failure, death and losing control all surface on the night his new film is released - a hysterical unforgettable night at least for him his band of eccentric friends .
Rebecca Abarnabel, a single daughter born into an Orthodox Jewish family, is tired of the lifestyle that her father, Reuven, has forced upon her. She and her mother, Victoria, go on a life-changing journey between worlds.
17-year- old ASHER has always been the impulsive troublemaker, from primary school, all through junior high and high school. It's hard for him to concentrate in class, and he is compelled ... See full summary »
Life at work becomes unbearable for Orna. Her boss appreciates and promotes her, while making inappropriate advances. Her husband struggles to keep his new restaurant afloat, and Orna ... See full summary »
Action-Comedy, Parody of the Israeli Mossad. The Mossad and CIA team up to save the world from the "Really Bad Guys" terrorist organization. After an American tech-billionaire is kidnapped ... See full summary »
This is the story of Nits, a restless bum and a hopeless cynic as he returns from his journey with an obsessive intention of bringing back his ex- girlfriend and their beloved dog. She however, throws him down the drain and so he finds himself, contrary to his anti- political and anti-everything attitude, stuck on top of a tree overlooking his beloved's apartment fearlessly leading an environmental battle against real estate sharks. For once in his life, he finds some comfort by staying put. He refuses to disembark even when the bulldozers charge in. Perhaps it's because he's had enough time on the road and finally understands there's nowhere to run to and perhaps because he can't remember what he's doing up that tree in the first place.Written by
This is a movie about a seemingly worthless guy who nonetheless holds your sympathy because he spends the film's time refusing to give up on an apparently lost cause. Two of them in fact. Winning back his girlfriend and adding a green spot to the city. (Israelis will recognize the site of a former industrial zone in Ramat Gan.) This is the kind of story, about down-at-heel people elevated by their craziness, that Saroyan used to do well. There is a comical tension between the insignificance of the people and the greatness of their determination, and there is a heartwarming paradox in the way that they treat each other with a casually loving fellowship even when they are at loggerheads with one another. Over the whole story hangs the "foma," as Vonnegut would call it-- the harmless untruth-- that these people have been, and will be, repeatedly reincarnated until they work out all their problems with one another. The plot occasionally becomes unrealistic or even surrealistic, but the actors make everything believable. In fact, it must be a pleasure to act this material-- and foreign filmmakers could easily adapt it. It could even be staged as a play.
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