• 1964
  • 1 HR 45 MIN
  • NR
  • Comedy

An oriental Jew, played by the gifted actor Topol, immigrates with his family to the newly formed state of Israel in 1949. They take up housing in a run-down camp until they can afford better living conditions. But Topol is forever lazy and will only work up a sweat to scheme his way out of real work. He sells his vote in elections several times over more

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(Movie Clip) Half And Half
The filmmakers are unconcerned about opening a story set in 1949 with a jet that didn't fly until 1960, introducing Topol as the title character with (more…)
(Movie Clip) Why Isn't It A Nice House?
With a truck driver (uncredited) explaining about a Kibbutz, Yemeni refugee Topol (title character) and family arrive at an Israeli government camp in (more…)
(Movie Clip) What A Sociological Girl!
Leading Israeli actress Gila Almagor (In her first movie) is Bat-Sheva, from the relatively prosperous nearby Kibbutz which has voted to adopt the ref (more…)
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