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Maftir (2008)

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Two weeks before Elio is released from prison, he finds out that his brother Meir was killed in a gang fight on the streets of South Tel Aviv. He now has two things that he wants to do. The... See full summary »

Director:

David Ben Ari (as David Dazanashvili)

Writer:

David Ben Ari (as David Dazanashvili)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Uziel ... Elio
Arik Mishali ... Shimi
Liron Levo ... Miki
Sharon Alexander ... Baroch
Lior Miller ... Meir
Yonatan Rozen ... Shaul (as Jonathan Rozen)
Amos Lavi ... Reuven
David Kigler ... Vova
Michael Kait Michael Kait ... Misha (as Michael Kite)
Lucy Dubinchik ... Oxana
Zachi Noy ... Jecky
Ariel Choen Ariel Choen ... Asi
Zevulun Mosheashvili ... Arkadi
Tal Eden Tal Eden ... Rinat
Yogev Kenan Yogev Kenan ... Haim
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Two weeks before Elio is released from prison, he finds out that his brother Meir was killed in a gang fight on the streets of South Tel Aviv. He now has two things that he wants to do. The first is to honor his dead brother with a "maftir" prayer in the synagogue, and the second is to revenge his death. But in a world of violence, power and intrigue, nothing is what it appears to be. Elio returns home to find himself involved in a war to control the illegal gambling between the corrupted police, the Israeli mafia and the Russian mafia. They all want something that only Elio can provide. Even his best friend, Shimi, sells him out, a treason that has yet to be repaid. MAFTIR is a story about friendship, loyalty and treason Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Crime

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Country:

Israel

Language:

Hebrew

Release Date:

11 September 2008 (Israel) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Israel

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Budget:

$125,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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