Amos Kollek

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Amos Kollek (born 1947) is an Israeli film director, writer and actor.

Biography[edit]

Amos Kollek was born in Jerusalem. He is the son of Teddy Kollek, the long-time mayor of Jerusalem. Kollek studied psychology and philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.[1] He became interested in film after working as a writer. He produced his first film, Goodbye, New York, in 1985.[1] His film Fast Food Fast Women was entered into the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.[2]

Filmography[edit]

  • Restless (2008)
  • LL (2007)
  • Happy End (2003)
  • Music (2003)
  • Bridget (2002)
  • Beirut (2001)
  • A Bitter Glory (2001) (TV)
  • Queenie in Love (2001)
  • Angela (2000)
  • Fast Food Fast Women (2000)
  • Fiona (1998)
  • Sue (aka Sue lost in Manhattan) (1997)
  • Teddy Kollek (aka Teddy Kollek, from Vienna to Jerusalem) (1995)
  • Whore II (aka Bad Girls) (1994)
  • Five Girls (aka Five Lesbian Girls) (1993)
  • Lahav Hatzui (aka Double Edge) (aka Three Weeks in Jerusalem) (1992)
  • High Stakes (aka Melanie Rose) (1989)
  • Forever, Lulu (aka Crazy Streets) (1987)
  • Goodbye, New York (1985)

Books (incomplete)[edit]

  • Don't Ask Me If I Love (1971)
  • After They Hang Him (1977)
  • Tishali Im Ani Ohev [script for Barbara Noble Tishali Im Ani Ohev ("Worlds Apart") movie] (1980)
  • Ha-Tapuah, ha-shir, veha-zahav (1980)
  • Ein Leben für Jerusalem (1992)
  • Approximately Clint Eastwood (1995)
  • Es geschah in Gaza (1996)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b New York Times bio
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Fast Food Fast Women". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 11 October 2009. 

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