Topol plays Sallah, a new immigrant to Israel, who arrives with his large family from the Orient. He lands in a ramshackle transit camp that arouses his disgust and decides to take on the bureaucracy. This heartwarming story is filled with humor, romance and satire. Also with Gila Almagor, Arik Einstein and Geula Noni. Written and directed by Ephraim Kishon.
??Sallah is fun!...warm of heart, shrewd of head and rascally to the core.??-New York Herald-Tribune
Academy Award Nominee- ??Best Foreign Film??
105 min., #533, B&W, 1965,
Hebrew w/Eng. subtitles