30.09. - 09.10.2021

Peeping Toms Israel 1972 | 90 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Uri Zohar

Uri Zohar (*1935) was one of Israel's leading directors in the 1970s and had the reputation of being an enfant terrible. Later, he became an ultra-orthodox Jew and as a rabbi in 2013 laid his friend Arik Einstein to rest. Metzitzim was shown at the 1973 Berlinale.

rated for 0 + years
Two friends in Tel Aviv. One is an ageing hippy warden on Metzitzim Beach, who steadfastly refuses to grow up and spends most of his time chasing peeping Toms away from the shower rooms – whilst himself liking nothing more than to secretly watch his mates enjoy their romantic interludes in the beach huts. The other, played by Arik Einstein, one of the most influential and popular musicians in Israel, is a guitarist who dreams of opening a night club. Director Uri Zohar plays the beach warden and with Metzitzim created a cult film and the mother of all Israeli comedies.
Original title: Metzitzim
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Hebrew
Section: Deluxe
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Uri Zohar
Screenplay: Uri Zohar, Arik Einstein
Cast: Arik Einstein, Uri Zohar, Sima Eliyahu, Mona Silberstein, Tzvi Shissel, Mordechai Arnon
Producer: Itzik Kol, Uri Zohar
Director of Photography: Adam Greenberg
Music: Shalom Hanoch
Production Design:
Editor: Avi Lifshitz
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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World Sales: Israeli Films
Contact: Dana Goren, IsraeliFilms:


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