Magic Men

  • Israel
  • Feature
  • 2014
  • 100 min.
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Magic Men

  • Israel
  • Feature
  • 2014
  • 100 min.

Synopsis

This is the story of a 78-year-old Greek man and his Hasidic rapper son, who have been estranged for many years. They embark together on a road trip from Israel to Greece searching for an old magician who saved the father's life during World War II. The journey leads them to absurd encounters, and ultimately brings them to a final confrontation of father and son.

Credits

Director(s)

Erez Tadmor, Guy Nattiv

Producer(s)

Amitan Menelzon, Shemi Shoenfeld

Script

Erez Tadmor, Guy Nattiv, and Sharon Maymon

Cinematography

Benji Cohen

Editor

Einat Glazer Zarhin

Original Music

Ophir Leybobitz

Cast

Makram J. Khoury, Zohar Strauss, Ariane Labed, Vangelis Mourikis

Original Language

Hebrew

Subtitles

English

Art Director

Nitsa Rosenthalis Lavi

Wardrobe Designer

Shiran Cohen

  • Winner

    SIGNIS Jury Award
    Religion Today Film Festival
    2014
  • Winner

    Audience Award
    Maui International Film Festival
    2014
  • Winner

    BEST AUDIENCE-VOTED FEATURE
    Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema
    2014
  • Winner

    Best Actor - Makram Khouri
    Israeli Academy Awards
    2013

Festival Highlights

Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Canada , 2015

Washington Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2015

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, USA , 2014

Religion Today Film Festival, , 2014

Pitigliani Film Festival, Italy , 2014

San Fransisco Jewish Film Festiva, USA , 2014

Split International Film Festival, Opening Night Film , 2014

Transylvania International Film Festival, Romania , 2014

Palm Beach International Film Festival, USA , 2014

Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA , 2014

Haifa International Film Festival, Israel , 2013

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    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Untouchable magical moments
    Dalit Nemirovski, Telavivian

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