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An Israeli Love Story
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SYNOPSIS

The film "An Israeli Love Story" is based on the true story of the love affair between Pnina Gary (Dromi) from Nahalal and Eli Ben – Zvi the son of Rachel Yanait and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi the second president of the State of Israel.

The film is set during the turbulent period of pre-state Israel in 1947  - 1948.

Margalit (Pnina Gary) meets Eli by chance on a bus and falls in love with him instantly. She tries to get close to him, hoping he'll fall for her, but Eli is too busy with the "Palmach" and with smuggling Holocaust survivors into Palestine. Finally the barriers come down and a compelling relationship develops between the two.

Margalit moves in with Eli to his kibbutz Beit - Keshet .
They set up a date for their wedding, but Israel's harsh reality intervenes.

 

AWARDS

2016 "The Best Actress" by the audience at "The Golden Rooster – One Hundred Flower" Film Festival in He Fei China.


 







Credits
  • Screenplay: Dita Guery based on a play by Pnina Gary
  • Producer: Dan Wolman
  • D.O.P: Ran Aviad
  • Editor: Shoshi Wolman
  • Music: Ori Vidislavski
  • Main cast:
    Adi Bielski, Aviv Alush, Maya Wertheimer, Ithak Hizkia, Esti Katz, Alex Anski and others