Indeed Meltzer insists that in war one needs to forget one’s family, lover, emotions, to succeed as warrior. The story may have plenty of flaws but it moves along well enough save for a few dull patches. Club – Keith Phipps. A German pastry maker travels to Jerusalem in search of the wife and son of his dead lover. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Hebrew-language films films Israeli films Ophir Award winners: The movie is a romantic comedy which takes place in Israel during the Austerity period of the s. It won’t teach you anything about the region and it’s occasional attempts to pass comment only serve to take away from the main story which could have been a lot pacier and exciting without Meltzer’s preaching.

The Goonies sequel confirmed by director Richard Donner 4. He is a disciple of his local rabbi who believes in settling areas in Jerusalem that are in conflict. This does not deter Pini, who continues to make advances and she rejects him over and over. The movie is a romantic comedy which takes place in Israel during the Austerity period of the s. Club – Keith Phipps. I wonder if they saw the same movie. Relying on subtitles often made the story difficult to understand as they quickly flashed and disappeared.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. As it happens, that’s the original meaning of the Islamic word jihad.

Interesting and beautiful scenery. The story of one woman’s personal battle for acceptance, but also a portrait of a political movement that has forever affected millions of lives in the Middle East. Still this film works for me. When I saw the DVD of this at Blockbuster, I thought it would be interesting for I am interested in the West Bank in Israel and the people who live there called “settlers” because they live in so called “Arab” land, which is really Jewish land. This film is another in a wave of films from Israel that show the gritty reality of life there.


Movie Night: Ha-Hesder, Time of Favor (Nov)

It won Best Picture at the Israeli National Film Awards and I can believe it, but it is generally boring unless you are absolutely crazy about love-triangle films.

He is trusted and respected, and his students, with total faith in him, follow his every wish. Full Cast and Crew.

The pub’s name hints at the In a close later scene the Mossad men discuss their concern over Rabbi Meltzer’s lack of doubt. See this if you like foreign films, but if you are looking for a true drama, see something else.

During the First Lebanon War ina lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town. Includes interviews with the cast and crew, who relate some of their experiences with making the film, as well as giving their views on all the work that went into it. The character of Rabbi Meltzer seems to be based on Meir Kahane, the dangerously charismatic and violent leader. Time of Favor met with mixed reviews.

Leaves a movie that wants to be a searching moral examination of human motivation under stress frustratingly opaque at the center.

A simple scene between a fully clothed Menachem and Michal – just the shadows of their hands on the wall of a deserted house – for me, contained as much of an erotic charge as the soft-porn love scene in “Cold Mountain”.

One of the most successful, provocative and intensely contemporary of Israeli films, so much so that to watch it is to feel the country having a passionate argument with itself.


Share yesder Rating Title: It is about a rabbi who runs his own Israeli military unit in the West Bank. She resolves to run away, and asks Menachem to come with her. My interpretation of the film is that people, if given power, use it for their individual purposes.

Time of Favor (Ha-Hesder) (NR)

To the secular Mookie, it’s like a stick of dynamite up the soldier’s ass. Add the first question.

Also, I really didn’t see how what the Rabbi said could incite Pini to take the heinous course of action that he did. Lately, following some string-pulling by the Hesder’s charismatic Rabbi Meltzer brilliant acting of Assi Dayanhe has been given a platoon of highly-motivated Hesder soldiers.

Israeli settlement, yeshiva with a dangerous, charismatic rabbi, and a military unit of devout young orthodox Jews. Cedar’s point is that Jewish religious fanaticism and messianic fervour are as dangerous and irrational as the Palestinians’. I reccomend this movie highly without reservations. WorldHarvestGirl 4 July The movie plot suffered slightly due to the intermediate love lust story involving Pini. To convince Itamar to go along with the plan, he convinces him that Manacham approves of the plan, when in reality Menacham knows nothing about it.

That’s religious fervour for you.