Every Bastard a King

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Every Bastard a King
Directed by Uri Zohar
Produced by Avraham Deshe
Written by Eli Tavor
Uri Zohar
Starring Yehoram Gaon
Music by Michel Colombier
Cinematography David Gurfinkel
Release date
  • 17 July 1968 (1968-07-17)
Running time
100 minutes
Country Israel
Language Hebrew

Every Bastard a King (Hebrew: כל ממזר מלך‎‎, translit. Kol Mamzer Melech) is a 1968 Israeli drama film directed by Uri Zohar.[1] The film was selected as the Israeli entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 41st Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


The story focuses on an American reporter who visits Israel with his girlfriend. While there, he becomes friendly with the Arabs and Israelis. Before long things change and he soon learns that war will break out. The film is set just before the 1967 Six Day War.


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  1. ^ "Every Bastard a King (Israeli Film Database)". israelfilmcenter. Retrieved 16 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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