The Ballad of the Weeping Spring

Balada L'Aviv Ha'Bocha
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Synopsis:

Amram, the son of Avraham Mufredi, turns up at the house of the legendary Persian tar (lute) player, Yosef Tawilla. Amram gives him the score of a work that his father, a member of Tawilla’s ensemble and his partner, wants to see performed before his impending death. Tawilla and Amram set out on a journey of discovery joined by groups of wonderful musicians. Amram will find love and Tawilla, if he succeeds; will fulfill Avraham Mufredi’s dying wish, maybe to bring succor to his tormented soul.

Subject:Family, Sephardic, Music
Producers:Chaim Sharir, Moshe Edri, Leon Edery
Production company:Yezira Ivrit
chaim@sharir.name
972-3-562-0914
Film Distributor:IsraeliFilms
israelifilms@gmail.com
+972-3-6812121, 972-50-5572957
www.israelifilms.co.il

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