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    Subject: Re: Israel and immigrants
    Date: Nov 5, 2002
    Sender: LeonPrevious | Next

    Oh, dear.
    Stephane, you shouldn't take this too seriously. You might want to know, that Arik Kaplun, the director of this gem, is a relativly new immigrant himself. This movie portrais immigrants just as we are - true to life, trying to survive by any means, fighting for our place under the sun, and yet sensitive and gentle within. This definitely is the best Israeli movie I have ever seen.

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    Response to this comment:
    Israel and immigrants

    I suspect that I should not have been surprised about this facet of the film: Israeli attitudes towards immigration. This theme of the "sleazy", "dirty", "untrustworthy" immigrant is prevalent throughout the film and certainly makes me happy to live in Canada. I can't imagine a movie made here that would be ridden with such anti-immigration bias.






    Comment index:

  • very sexy   from Lenusik, Jun 27, 2002
  • my comment   from joanna, Oct 25, 2002
  • Israel and immigrants   from Stephane, Nov 4, 2002
  • » Re: Israel and immigrants «   from Leon, Nov 5, 2002
  • Re: Israel and immigrants   from DEREK CHAN, Apr 11, 2004
  • Re: Israel and immigrants   from Leonti, May 10, 2004
  • Re: Israel and immigrants   from greg, Oct 8, 2009
  • very sexy   from Lenusik, Jun 27, 2002
  • my comment   from joanna, Oct 25, 2002
  • Israel and immigrants   from Stephane, Nov 4, 2002
  • » Re: Israel and immigrants «   from Leon, Nov 5, 2002
  • Re: Israel and immigrants   from DEREK CHAN, Apr 11, 2004
  • Re: Israel and immigrants   from Leonti, May 10, 2004
  • Re: Israel and immigrants   from greg, Oct 8, 2009