Matzor

TitleMatzor
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1969
AuthorsTofano, Gilberto
Running Time100 minutes
Date Released1969
CountryIsrael
Publication Languagehebrew
Abstract

After the death of her husband in the Six Day War, an Israeli woman struggles to forge her new identity. Tamar's friends and family believe she should behave as a proper widow, serving as a living memorial to her slain husband, but she wants to explore new possibilities and live independently.  

Cast

Eran Agmon

Gila Almagor

Yael Aviv

Dahn Ben Amotz

Yehoram Gaon

Credits

Produced by Ya'ackov Agmon and Michael J. Kagan

Directed by Gilberto Tofano

Written by Dahn Ben Amotz and Gilberto Tofano

Cinematography David Gurfinkel

Edited by Danny Shick

Genre

Drama

Translated TitleSiege
Original Publicationמצור
Full Text

One of the few Israeli films to explore loss and grief following the Six Day War.

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