Israeli moviesby dutchclick | created - 23 Oct 2011 | updated - 30 Apr 2012 | Public
Israeli (and sometimes Jewish theme) movies I saw and probably (otherwise forgotten) liked... ;-)
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1. Lemon Tree (2008)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, War
The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.
Votes: 6,255 | Gross: $0.57M
3. Ajami (2009)
Not Rated | 124 min | Crime, Drama
Ajami is the religiously mixed community of Muslims and Christians in Tel Aviv. These are five stories about the everyday life in Ajami.
Votes: 5,938 | Gross: $0.62M
4. Another Way (2009)
75 min | Documentary, Drama, War
NOA was chosen to sing at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest. Away from the Israeli public eye NOA, is considered to be the leading Israeli singing artist abroad. She has no need for the ... See full summary »
Saw this at screening in DOK, Public Library Delft.
5. The Band's Visit (2007)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town.
Votes: 12,815 | Gross: $3.05M
7. Broken Wings (2002)
R | 87 min | Drama
Daphne and her four children try to cope with the abrupt death of husband/father. As the family seems to fall apart, a sudden incident gives them a chance to heal their 'broken wings'.
Votes: 2,351 | Gross: $0.41M
8. The Bubble (2006)
Unrated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,331 | Gross: $0.16M
9. Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
A married, Orthodox, Jerusalem butcher and Jewish father of four falls in love with his handsome, 22-year-old male apprentice, triggering the suspicions of his wife and the disapproval of his Orthodox community.
Votes: 5,978 | Gross: $0.02M
10. I Shot My Love (2009)
56 min | Documentary
Seventy years after his grandfather escapes from Nazi Germany to Palestine, Israeli documentary director Tomer Heymann returns to the country of his ancestors to present his film "Paper ... See full summary »
Saw this at Cinematheque Tel Aviv
14. Walk on Water (2004)
R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Following the suicide of his wife, an Israeli intelligence agent is assigned to befriend the grandchildren of a Nazi war criminal.
Votes: 6,520 | Gross: $2.71M
15. Waltz with Bashir (2008)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.
Votes: 54,728 | Gross: $2.28M
17. Noodle (2007)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
At thirty-seven, Miri is a twice-widowed, El Al flight attendant. Her well-regulated existence is suddenly turned upside down by an abandoned Chinese boy whose migrant-worker mother has ... See full summary »
18. Close to Home (2005)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama
Rebellious and outgoing Smadar can't stand types like Mirit. Mirit, introverted and frightened, keeps away from the likes of Smadar. But the two are thrown together as they are assigned to ... See full summary »
Votes: 898 | Gross: $0.02M
19. The Assassin Next Door (2009)
R | 103 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A woman forced to work for the Russian Mafia as an assassin agrees to help her next-door neighbor kill her abusive husband.
22. Miral (2010)
R | 112 min | Drama, History
A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
Votes: 3,197 | Gross: $0.37M