Sallah Shabati1964

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Sallah Shabati
Directed by:
Ephraim Kishon

Released on March 10 of 1965 in the USA, "Sallah Shabati" (also known as "Sallah") is a Comedy film directed by Ephraim Kishon . Gila Almagor and Albert Cohen are starring, alongside Shraga Friedman, Zaharira Harifai, Shaike Levi and Nathan Meisler.

Who is the director of "Sallah Shabati":

Sallah Shabati was directed by Ephraim Kishon, a Hungarian writer, director, producer, and actor.

After making Sallah Shabati, Ephraim Kishon directed Te'alat Blaumilch, released in 1969, Shoter Azulai, Ha- (1970).

When was "Sallah Shabati" released:

Sallah Shabati was first released in the United States on Wednesday, March 10, 1965. Other films released on Wednesday, March 10, 1965 are Carry on Spying (dir. Gerald Thomas) and Fanny Hill (dir. Russ Meyer). This was fifty-four (54) years ago.

What is the cast of "Sallah Shabati":

At the casting of Sallah Shabati we find Gila Almagor, previously seen in El Dorado (1963); Albert Cohen (Te'alat Blaumilch (1969)); Shraga Friedman (Giv'a 24 Eina Ona (1955)) [ more... ]

  • Esther Greenberg and Albert Cohen, Shraga Friedman, Zaharira Harifai can all be seen in Te'alat Blaumilch, released in 1969.
  • Shraga Friedman and Zaharira Harifai can be seen in Judith, released in 1966.

What is the Storyline of "Sallah Shabati":

The film begins with Sallah Shabati, a Mizrahi Jewish immigrant, arriving with his family in Israel. Upon arrival he is brought to live in a ma'abara, or transit camp. He is given a broken down, one room shack in which to live in with his family and spends the rest of the movie attempting to make enough money to purchase adequate housing. His money-making schemes are often comical and frequently satirizes the political and social stereotypes in Israel of the time.


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