The film takes place in Tel Aviv, much of it in a fictitious local pub called Barbie Read More »
Tag Archives: Gila Almagor
Rose, Flora and Yasmin were born as a triplet sixty something years ago in Alexandria, Egypt. Read More »
The sharp, often hilarious satire that became the most successful film in Israeli history is about new immigrants Sallah and his family Read More »
This movie portrays the colourful and passionate culture of the Moroccan community in Israel. Read More »
The Hora 79 dance troupe was the face of Israeli folk dancing. Following a traumatic event. Read More »
Ha-Bayit Berechov Chelouche / The House on Chelouche Street (1973) Moshé Mizrahi, Gila Almagor, Shaike Ophir, Joseph Shiloach, Drama
A fatherless family immigrates to Israel from Egypt during the British Mandate period. The film traces the hardships the family suffers in the politically unstable country.
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Etz Hadomim Tafus / Under the Domim Tree (1994) Eli Cohen, Gila Almagor, Juliano Mer-Khamis, Uri Avrahami, Drama
Aviya is the only Israeli-born girl among her schoolmates (the rest are Holocaust survivors from various European countries) in a boarding school in Israel, circa 1953. The public debate on the issue of accepting German reparations for Nazi atrocities awakens the dormant individual memories of each of the youths, and creates sharp conflicts which influence their coming-of-age, with its fears, dreams, problems of identity, and first love. Aviya determined to find the tomb of her father, who died before she was born, while her mother in the mental hospital refuses to recall her painful past.
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The year is 1965. Rachel Brener is one of 3 young Mossad agents teem who caught “The Surgeon of Birkenau” – a Nazi monster who was never brought to trial in Israel. The official reason was that he was shot as he attempted escape while being held by his Israeli captive (kiddenappers) in a safe house somewhere in Europe. Today, 35 years after the well communicated story of the death of the monster, a small article appears in a local unimportant paper in a Kiev, Ukraine. Surprisingly the Surgeon is alive and is willing to admit his crimes against the human race and especially the Jews. The 3 older x Mossad agents who are in their late 60th became aware to this unfortunate threatening knowledge. The fact was that the “Surgeon” managed to escape from his guards- our 3 agents by wounding the woman who was not alert enough. Now that the old story came up to live again in a completely different version, they needed to cover their asses and secure their lives, reputation and the story they …
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