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Joseph Pitchhadze

Under Western Eyes

Edition 1997
95' - 1996 - Action, Drama, Comedy - Dialogue: Hebrew, Hebrew
Director: Joseph Pitchhadze Composer: Berry Sacharov With: Giora Asaulov, Fitcho Ben-Zur, Carmel Betto
A tragicomic road movie that tells the story of Gary Razumov, a young architect living in Berlin in total detachment from his past, until sudden notification of his father's death brings him back to Israel. Upon arrival he discovers that he was tricked. His father, a former scientist who spent 20 years in jail on espionage charges, did not die, but had escaped from jail. Wolf, a violent and obsessive General Security agent and Carmi, his young assistant, make it clear to Gary that he will not leave Israel until his father is found. Together with Tom, a young actress he meets in Tel Aviv, Gary is dragged into the search for his father and forced to deal with his traumatic past for the first time.

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Credits

Director

Joseph Pitchhadze

Composer

Berry Sacharov

With

Giora Asaulov, Fitcho Ben-Zur, Carmel Betto

Scenario

Joseph Pitchhadze

Director of Photography

Shai Goldman

Editor

Dov Steuer

Producer

Dubi Baruch, Joseph Pitchhadze

More information

Dialogue

Hebrew, Hebrew

Countries of production

Israël

Year

1996

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