Wooden Gun, The

Author : Ilan Moshenson

Available : Rented
Age Group :Adults
Set in the tense atmosphere of Tel Aviv of the 1950´s, this incisive film focuses on two rival groups of pre-teens whose behavior, motivated by their interpretations of the concepts of heroism, nationalism and friendship, raise hard questions. Portrayed are Sabras (native-born Israelis), who are separated by a tremendous psychological gap from those who came to Israel from Europe, many of them Holocaust survivors. With Eric Rosen, Judith Sole and Leo Yung. Directed by Ilan Moshenson. ´´The Wooden Gun succeeds where others fail. It paints a realistic picture of Israel as it was.´´-Canadian Jewish News ISBN 1-56082-075-6 91 min., #529, Color, 1979, Hebrew w/Eng. subtitles

Set in the tense atmosphere of Tel Aviv of the 1950´s, this incisive film focuses on two rival groups of pre-teens whose behavior, motivated by their interpretations of the concepts of heroism, nationalism and friendship, raise hard questions. Portrayed are Sabras (native-born Israelis), who are separated by a tremendous psychological gap from those who came to Israel from Europe, many of them Holocaust survivors. With Eric Rosen, Judith Sole and Leo Yung. Directed by Ilan Moshenson. ´´The Wooden Gun succeeds where others fail. It paints a realistic picture of Israel as it was.´´-Canadian Jewish News ISBN 1-56082-075-6 91 min., #529, Color, 1979, Hebrew w/Eng. subtitles

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