30.09. - 09.10.2021

Life According to Agfa Israel 1992 | 102 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Assi Dayan

Assi Dayan (*1945; †2014) was the youngest son of the former Israeli defence minister Moshe Dayan. He won all the important film prizes in Israel, including eight Ophirs, the country's most prestigious award. Life According to Agfa was shown at the 1993 Berlinale.

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One night in a little bar in Tel Aviv. At the same time a refuge for Israeli soldiers, bohemians, supporters of the intifada and Zionists. Tonight, Leora, the owner, is taking photos of her guests. On monochrome Agfa film. At first, the various different resentments, ideologies and creeds remain under wraps. The closer dawn approaches, however, the more tense the atmosphere gets. When the drunken officer Nimi sexually harasses the mentally frail Ricky, the guests' tolerance turns to hatred. Life According to Agfa uses the microcosm of the bar to show a both apocalyptic and sharply-drawn portrait of Israeli society after the first intifada. "A powerful journey to the end of the night, a masterpiece." (Blickpunkt Film)
Original title: Ha-Chayim Al-Pi Agfa
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Hebrew
Section: Deluxe
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Assi Dayan
Screenplay: Assi Dayan
Cast: Gila Almagor, Shuli Rand, Irit Frank, Avital Dicker, Smadar Kilchinsky
Producer: Uri Sabag, Yoram Kislev, Rafi Bukai, Assaf Amir
Director of Photography: Yoav Kosh
Music: Naftali Alter, Danny Litani
Production Design: Ya'ackov Turgerman
Editor: Zohar M. Sela
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Israeli Films
Contact: Dana Goren, IsraeliFilms:


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