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An Israeli Love Story (2017)

Sipur Ahava Eretz-Israeli (original title)
The year is 1947. 18 year old Margalit who lives in Nahalal loves theater and dreams of becoming an actress. One day she meets and falls in love with 24 year old Eli Ben Zvi from Kibbutz ... See full summary »

Director:

Dan Wolman

Writers:

Pnina Gary (Monodrama), Dita Guery
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Credited cast:
Avraham Aviv Alush ... Eli Ben Zvi
Alex Ansky ... Yitzhak Ben Zvi
Idan Barkai Idan Barkai ... Nahum
Adi Bielski ... Margalit Dromi
Nechami Druck Nechami Druck ... Rachel Yanait Ben-Zvi (as Nehami Druck)
Sharon Fridman ... Uri
Michael Galansky ... Eliezer
Yitzhak Hizkiya Yitzhak Hizkiya ... Yosef
Nimrod Hochenberg
Evelin Kachulin Evelin Kachulin ... A friend of the family
Amir Mugrabi Amir Mugrabi ... Eli
Lior Soroka Lior Soroka ... Uzi
Maya Wertheimer Maya Wertheimer ... Michalik
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The year is 1947. 18 year old Margalit who lives in Nahalal loves theater and dreams of becoming an actress. One day she meets and falls in love with 24 year old Eli Ben Zvi from Kibbutz Beit Keshet. She tries to get close to him, hoping he'll fall for her, but things don't go so smoothly. He has a girlfriend and is busy with the dramatic events preceding the birth of Israel. Slowly the barriers are coming down - Eli discovers Margalit and she decides to move in with him, giving up her dream to become an actress. They set up a date for a wedding, but Israel's harsh reality intervenes Written by Israel Film Fund

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25 May 2017 (Israel) See more »

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A beautiful album
4 May 2017 | by NozzSee all my reviews

At one point the heroine asks an actor to sign her album, and he remarks that it's a beautiful album-- which is an apt way to describe this movie. The movie is based on the true memories of one woman, from the hard days of pre-state Israel. It originated as a monodrama, and the story is very much from the woman's point of view. She wants to marry a member of a kibbutz-- a community where everyone votes on everyone else's budget, housing, and so on-- and she complains that she wants to be with him but not with everybody else. The movie too pushes everybody else a bit to the side; the performance of the lead actress, who had already played the part on the stage for years, compensates for the sketchiness of the other characters. And there is also a continual, appealing picture-album of period settings in 1940s Galilee, with pleasant music that provides relief from the sometimes grim happenings. Even in Israel (as the original author remarked at a pre-release screening) young people don't connect with this history of blood, sweat, and tears; and here we have an effective reminder, or an attractive introduction for those who need one.


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