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Va, vis et deviens [videorecording] = Live and become / Elzevir Films et Oï Oï Oï Productions présentent ; un film de Radu Mihaileanu ; scénario original, Radu Mihaileanu ; avec la collaboration de Alain-Michel Blanc ; produit par Elzevir Films ... [et al.].

Other Title:
Live and become [videorecording]
Edition:
Widescreen.
Publication:
[Venice, Calif.] : Menemsha Films, c2008.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (149 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Operation Moses, 1984-1985 -- Drama.
Ethiopians -- Israel -- Drama.
Immigrants -- Israel -- Drama.
Jews, Ethiopian -- Drama.
Passing (Identity) -- Drama.
Refugees -- Israel -- Drama.
Refugees -- Sudan -- Drama.
Refugees -- Ethiopia -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Historical films.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, Israeli.
Language:
In French, Hebrew, and Amharic; subtitles in English.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Dolby surround.
Summary:
An impoverished Ethiopian mother pushes her Christian son to pretend to be a Jewish orphan, so that he may emigrate to Israel as part of Operation Moses. As a teen, Shlomo falls in love with a white girl, Sarah, whose father is racist and disapproves of him. Later they marry, with his secret still unknown to her. When Shlomo finally tells Sarah of his past, the strains on their relationship are too great. Will they be able to reconcile his past and their present or future?
Participant:
Yael Abecassis, Roschdy Zem, Moshe Agazai, Sirak M. Sabahat, Mosche Abebe, Yitzhak Edgar, Roni Hadar, Rami Danon.
Credits:
Cinematography, Remy Chevrin ; editing, Ludo Troch ; original music, Armand Amar.
Notes:
Originally produced as a feature film in 2005.
2.35:1 aspect ratio.
Winner, Berlin international film festival, audience award ; Cesar-French Oscars, best screenplay ; Vancouver international film festival, audience award.
Contributor:
Mihaileanu, Radu. , Screenwriter, Director, Producer
Blanc, Alain-Michel. , Screenwriter
Abecassis, Yael. , Actor
Zem, Roschdy. , Actor
Agazai, Moshe. , Actor
Amar, Armand. , Composer
Chevrin, Rémy, 1963- , Cinematographer
Elzévir Films. , Producer
Oï Oï Oï Productions. , Producer
Menemsha Films. , Distributor
OCLC:
231378660
Publisher Number:
718122355310
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