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Repeat Dive 
Yoav, a young commando frogman returns from a dangerous mission without his diving buddy and best friend Yohi. He grows increasingly obsessed with Mira, Yohi's beautiful young widow, while mourning his fallen comrade. An impressive study of the brave elite young people who go off to tackle the complex duty of protecting their nation and of the spouse who stays behind, awaiting their return. With Doron Nesher and Liron Nirgad. Directed by Shimon Dotan.

"Repeat Dive becomes incredibly suspenseful without once being artificial."óL.A. Weekly

"Mira radiates the cool resiliency of a Hawks heroine, while the young men display an uneasy balance of heroism and helplessness."óLos Angeles Times

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ISBN 1-56082-289-9
75 min., #548, Color, DVD, 1982,  
Hebrew w/Eng. subtitles, $44.95


 

Laura Adler's Last Love Affair 
Rita Zohar stars as Laura Adler, the "queen" of a shoestring Yiddish theater troupe. She is as deeply loved and worshipped by her diminishing Yiddish speaking audience as she is by her colleagues. A powerful study of contemporary Israeli life and culture. Starring Rita Zohar, Shulamit Adar and Menashe Warshavski. Directed By Avram Heffner. 


Venice Film Festival, 1990

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ISBN 1-56082-185-X
 
96 min., #536, Color, 1990, 
Hebrew & Yiddish w/Eng. subtitles, $39.95

  
 

Atalia 
The powerful story, set on a kibbutz, of the love between an older woman and a young man. Atalia is a war widow, whose defiant life style is in contradiction to the conventions of kibbutz life. She has become the true "outsider," alienated, yet psychologically tied to her world in the kibbutz, unable to leave. Mature audiences. With Michal Bat-Adam and Yiftach Katzur. Directed by Akiva Tevet.
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ISBN 1-56082-089-6
 
90 min., #546, Color, 1985, 
Hebrew w/Eng. subtitles, $39.95

 



Song of the Siren 
Based on Irit Linur's bestselling novel, this film focuses on the life of 32 year old Talila Katz. Talila, preoccupied with her turbulent love life, couldn't care less about the wailing sirens which pierce the Tel Aviv skies nightly during the Gulf War-that is, until her love life takes a turn for the worse and reality comes rushing in.  Suddenly, she is faced with two dangers- Saddam Hussein's nightly missiles and marriage to an "unsuitable" suitor. Starring Dalit Kahan, Boaz Gour-Lavie, Yair Lapid and Orli Zilbershatz. Directed by Eytan Fox. 
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ISBN 1-56082-213-9
 
91 minutes, #538, Color, 1994 
Hebrew w/Eng. subtitles, $39.95
 

 

Intimate Story 
Vocalist Chava Alberstein stars in this moving drama about a childless couple who are members of a kibbutz and have been married for nearly ten years. When Leah's attempts at childbirth fail for the second time, each blames the other.  The backdrop to this drama is the kibbutz, warm and nurturing; yet exposed, lacking a sense of privacy.  Mature audiences. Also with Alex Peleg. Directed by Nadav Levitan.
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ISBN 1-56082-043-8 
95 min., #531, Color, 1981 
Hebrew w/Eng. subtitles, $39.95


 
Siege
Gila Almagor plays Tamar, an Israeli woman who loses her husband during the Six Day War. Her husband's friends do not want his memory to be forgotten, and this forces her into the role of the ever-mourning widow. Her story is not uncommon in Israel. Also with Dahn Ben Amotz and Yehoram Gaon. Directed by Gilberto Tofano.

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ISBN 1-56082-023-3

95 min., #544, B&W, DVD, 1970,
Hebrew w/Eng. subtitles, $39.95

 
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