Films of Amos Gitai: Six Films from Israel

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As arguably the most important director in the history of Israeli cinema, Amos Gitai grew up in the Middle East, ensconced by an endless cycle of violence and bloodshed that commandeered his attention and ultimately became the focal point of all of his work. A filmmaker set apart by his earnest and passionate commitment to social justice, Gitai unsurprisingly racked up countless awards and nominations at such festivals as Venice and Cannes (including many Golden Palm nods), while drawing constant critical praise....
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Overview

As arguably the most important director in the history of Israeli cinema, Amos Gitai grew up in the Middle East, ensconced by an endless cycle of violence and bloodshed that commandeered his attention and ultimately became the focal point of all of his work. A filmmaker set apart by his earnest and passionate commitment to social justice, Gitai unsurprisingly racked up countless awards and nominations at such festivals as Venice and Cannes (including many Golden Palm nods), while drawing constant critical praise. Honing in exclusively on Gitai's fiction work, this unique and comprehensive collection from the Kino label presents six of his most beloved features. Titles include Devarim (1995), Yom Yom (1998), Kadosh (1999), Kippur (2000), Kedma (2002) and Alila (2003).
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/23/2010
  • UPC: 738329065126
  • Source: Kino Video
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 99,272

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Yom Yom
1. Born to Win [10:00]
2. Different Directions [6:47]
3. Monster From Hell [10:09]
4. Hypertension [6:21]
5. Country of Psychos [8:51]
6. Missing Moshe [7:52]
7. A Monstrosity [7:55]
8. Sentimental Issue [6:28]
9. Liars [8:59]
10. Mimi's Questions [7:48]
11. Hanna's Style [13:26]
12. Yussef's Words [11:28]
Disc #2 -- Devarim
1. Father's Will [11:26]
2. Widow Stephana [11:48]
3. Liars [6:52]
4. Lovers [6:49]
5. Wrecked Lives [9:00]
6. Parasites [10:12]
7. At the Bar [9:52]
8. Our Destiny [6:44]
9. Suffering [9:10]
10. Cesar's Dilemma [8:03]
11. Ella's News [13:53]
12. Goldman's Decision [9:00]
Disc #3 -- Alila
1. Life Lessons [7:35]
2. Room For Rent [4:59]
3. A Secret Love [5:16]
4. Shopping For Advice [3:58]
5. Mali's World [2:59]
6. Finding Eyali [2:44]
7. Meet the Neighbors [4:13]
8. Some Time Apart [3:58]
9. Mr. Swartz [3:49]
10. Hezi Returns [5:15]
11. Ezra Stands Up [2:32]
12. Everyday Life [4:36]
13. Mali as Gabi [3:18]
14. Family Values [4:53]
15. Searching For Eyali [4:31]
16. Getting a Life [3:55]
17. Love & Cigarettes [4:57]
18. Memories of Home [3:14]
19. A Family Reunion [6:05]
20. "God, Make it Rain" [6:44]
21. Law, Order & Ezra [5:18]
22. Love Lost [4:18]
23. The Rain Cometh [9:04]
24. A New Life [7:31]
Disc #4 -- Kedma
1. On Board [8:29]
2. Rosa [4:28]
3. Disembarking [6:05]
4. The British [7:56]
5. Survival [4:42]
6. A Singer [8:04]
7. Reunited [7:28]
8. Conflict [12:41]
9. At War [7:49]
10. Casualties [8:13]
11. The House [4:55]
12. Madness [13:30]
Disc #5 -- Kippur
1. A Brief Peace [8:38]
2. Approaching by Car [9:35]
3. Lost From the Unit [9:25]
4. Evacuation [8:36]
5. To the Field Hospital [9:14]
6. Reflections on War [9:40]
7. Just Another Day [7:43]
8. Battlefield Paramedics [12:37]
9. Bad Dream [4:00]
10. Stuck in the Mud [13:35]
11. Departing by Helicopter [6:06]
12. Evacuation, Part II [6:23]
13. Intensive Care Unit [6:05]
14. A Minute of Silence [9:07]
Disc #6 -- Kadosh
1. Opening Titles [8:08]
2. Malka's Betrothal [9:13]
3. A Marriage Unfulfilled [11:59]
4. A Question of Purity [9:50]
5. Approaching the Wall [11:22]
6. The Wedding Dress [10:26]
7. Man and Wife [6:11]
8. A Professional Opinion [5:45]
9. Meir's Defense [3:11]
10. Rivka Withdrawn [12:47]
11. Happy Purim [11:18]
12. To Another World [15:52]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Yom Yom
   Play Feature
   Scene Selections
Disc #2 -- Devarim
   Play Feature
   Scene Selections
Disc #3 -- Alila
   Play Feature
   Scene Selections
   Features
      Amos Gitai Filmography - With Trailers
         Alila Trailer
         Kedma Trailer
         Kippur Trailer
         Kadosh Trailer
      Stills Gallery
      Subtitle Options
         On
         Off
Disc #4 -- Kedma
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      Amos Gitai Filmography With Access to Three Trailers
         Kedma - Play Trailer
         Kippur - Play Trailer
         Kadosh (Sacred) - Play Trailer
      Stills Gallery
      The History Behind Kedma
      Subtitle Options
         On
         Off
Disc #5 -- Kippur
   Play the Movie
   Scene Selections
   Theatrical Trailer
Disc #6 -- Kadosh
   Begin Feature
   Scene Selection
   The Making of Kadosh
   Theatrical Trailer
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