Turn Left at the End of the World

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Turn Left at the End of the World (Hebrew: סוף העולם שמאלה‎, Sof HaOlam Smola) is a 2004 Israeli film. The film starred Netta Garti, Liraz Cherki and Ruby Porat Shoval. The film was written, produced and directed by Avi Nesher. Outdoor scenes were filmed in Midreshet Ben-Gurion. Indian actor Parmeet Sethi played the role of Roger Talker in the film.


The film takes place in a small development town in the Negev during the 1960s and focuses on the struggle of the Moroccan and Indian Jews who live there.


The film participated in international film festivals in the United States, Australia, India and European countries, and received several awards, including the Audience Award at the festival Taormina Film Fest and the Jury Prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival. Following its release in Israel, the film sold over 600,000 tickets, breaking box office records.[1][2]


  1. ^ Israel's smash-hit decade The Jerusalem Post, 25 January 2010
  2. ^ Israeli cinema has arrived Israel 21c, 25 March 2007

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