The Matchmaker

Pa'am Ha'iti
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Directed by: Avi Nesher
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In 1968 Haifa, a teenage boy gets a summer job with a Holocaust survivor who makes ends meet by brokering marriages and smuggling goods. Throughout the summer, the mysterious matchmaker takes the boy on a dangerous coming of age ride into the deepest underbelly of Haifa.

Subject:Friendship, Family, Politics, Romance, Holocaust, Adolescence, History, 1960's
Director:Avi Nesher
Producers:Avi Nesher, Dudi Zilber, Avraham Pirchi, Tami Leon, Chilik Michaeli, Eviatar Dotan
Production company:Metro Communications
Menemsha Films
1United Channel Movies
Film Distributor:United King Films
Moshe Edery
External Links:Forward (The Jewish Daily) Article, Variety Review



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