Avi Nesher's unusual dramedy offers a stylish and amusing riff on "Chinatown" by way of "Alice in Wonderland."
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Sharon Harel, the former owner of Capitol Films, is getting back into the foreign sales business. Harel, who sold Capitol to David Bergstein in 2006, has launched a new London-based film financing…
With an exotic Jewish subculture, a French star and a lesbian love affair, Avi Nesher's "The Secrets" would appear to have all the art cinema demographic bases covered.
With its feel good vibes and sympathetic look at immigrant communities in Israel, Avi Nesher's "Turn Left at the End of the World" has humor and charm, although auds might sense a "same story…
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