The Matchmaker (2010 film)

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The Matchmaker
The Matchmaker (2010 movie poster).jpg
Film poster
Directed by Avi Nesher
Produced by Avi Nesher
Ishay Mor
Chilik Michaeli
Written by Avi Nesher (screenplay)
Amir Gutfreund (novel)
Starring Adir Miller
Tuval Shafir
Music by Philippe Sarde
Cinematography Michel Abramowicz
Edited by Isaac Sehayek
Production
company
Metro Communications
Distributed by Menemsha Films
Release dates
Running time
112 minutes
Country Israel
Language Hebrew

The Matchmaker (Hebrew: פעם הייתי‎, lit. "Once I Was") is a 2010 Israeli film written, directed and produced by Avi Nesher, based on the novel When Heroes Fly by award-winning author Amir Gutfreund. It premiered as an official selection at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival and later that year won the Silver Plaque award at the Chicago International Film Festival. It received seven nominations for Israel’s Ophir Awards in 2010, including Best Picture, where Adir Miller also won in the Best Actor category.[1]

Cast[edit]

  • Tuval Shafir as Arik Burstein
  • Adir Miller as Yankele Bride
  • Maya Dagan as Clara Epstein
  • Dror Keren as Meir the Librarian
  • Dov Navon as Yozi Burstein
  • Yarden Bar-Kochba as Nili Burstein
  • Neta Porat as Tamara
  • Bat-El Papura as Sylvia
  • Kobi Faraj as Moshe Abadi
  • Yael Leventhal as Tikva Abadi
  • Tom Gal as Benny Abadi
  • Eyal Shechter as Arik Burstein (adult)
  • Yaakov Bodo as Adv. Segalson
  • Eli Yatzpan as Uncle Nadgi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Matchmaker". Retrieved October 27, 2012. 

External links[edit]