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Shablulim BaGeshem (2013)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 20 June 2013 (Israel)
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Tel Aviv, Summer 1989. Boaz, a beautiful and alluring linguistics student, receives anonymous, male-written, love letters that undermines his sexual identity and interfere with his peaceful life with his beloved girlfriend.

Director:

Yariv Mozer

Writers:

Yossi Avni Levy (original story), Yariv Mozer
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yoav Reuveni Yoav Reuveni ... Boaz
Yehuda Nahari Yehuda Nahari ... Nir
Yariv Mozer ... Prof. Richlin
Moran Rosenblatt ... Noa
Eran Lev Eran Lev ... Army soldier
Hava Ortman ... Ruth
Eyal Cohen Eyal Cohen ... The mechanic
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Liron Argaman Liron Argaman ... Student
Yaron Biton Yaron Biton ... Male escort
Shak Brenner Shak Brenner ... Army Commander
Adi Douiev Adi Douiev ... Michal
Itay Gonen Itay Gonen ... Guy in the Park
Aya Hirsch Aya Hirsch ... The child
Yoni Ittiel Yoni Ittiel ... The Neighbor
Irit Kashani Irit Kashani ... Woman in Post Office
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Tel Aviv, Summer 1989. Boaz, a beautiful and alluring linguistics student, receives anonymous, male-written, love letters that undermines his sexual identity and interfere with his peaceful life with his beloved girlfriend.

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Tel Aviv, 1980s. Anonymous letters reveal an impossible triangle love story. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Israel

Language:

Hebrew

Release Date:

20 June 2013 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Snails in the Rain See more »

Filming Locations:

Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

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ILS 1,000,000 (estimated)
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An emotional battle
18 April 2015 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film tells the story of a university student who lives with his girlfriend. He receives anonymous love letters from a man, which unleashes his difficult battle with his sexuality.

"Snails in the Rain" places a lot of emphasis on the emotional battle of the main character, Boaz. He is clearly homosexual, and yet he denies himself of his sexuality. The film portrays his troubled life - how he suspects or fantasises every man he sees to be the writer of the romantic love letters. Yet, he continues living with his girlfriend, denying himself and his girlfriend of the happiness they deserve. It is quite a suspenseful but sad film. In addition, eye candies are far from frequent, and those who expect sex scenes will be disappointed.


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