Artikelnummer 6265

BERLIN - JERUSALEM (1989) * with switchable English subtitles *

Amos Gitai, Gudie Lawaetz Lisa Kreuzer ... Else Rivka Neuman Rivka Neuman ... Tania Markus Stockhausen Markus Stockhausen ... Ludwig Benjamin Levi Benjamin Levi ... Paul Vernon Dobtcheff Vernon Dobtcheff ... Editor Bernard Eisenschitz Bernard Eisenschitz ... Man in Berlin cafe Raoul Guylad Raoul Guylad ... Dr. Weintraub Juliano Mer-Khamis Juliano Mer-Khamis ... Menahme (as Juliano Mer) Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Yossi Graber Yossi Graber ... Zins Mark Ivanir Mark Ivanir ... Dov Ben Gelman Veronica Lazar Veronica Lazar ... Secretary Ori Levy Ori Levy ... Anton Keller (as Ori Levi) Keren Mor Keren Mor ... Fania Gadi Poor Gadi Poor ... Nissanov Bilha Rosenfeld Bilha Rosenfeld ... Tzipora

Two interconnected stories in the 1930s, one set in Berlin, the other in Palestine: Mania Vilbouchevich Shohat (1880-1961), called Tania, a Russian Jew and revolutionary, goes from Minsk to Palestine to live on a kibbutz. She promotes feminism and laments a shift in the men from self-defense to aggression. Her friend, Else Lasker-Schuler (1869 - 1945), expressionist poet and German Jew, is in Berlin, writing, caring for her son, watching Hitler's movement take power. She goes to Jerusalem and imagines a paradise for Arab and Jew. Her poems, voiced from within, capture her experience. The film meditates on the violence at the root of Israel's birth; of the Nazis and of the Zionists.

DVD-R has muliple languages within the audio track and switchable English subtitles. Approx. 85 mins.  See film samples for sound and video quality!  


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