Yitzhak Ben Ner ( Hebrew: יצחק בן נר, also transliterated Itzhak Ben-Ner, b. 1937) is an influential Israeli writer, screenwriter, journalist, and film critic. He has also hosted and edited radio and TV programs.
Biography [ edit ]
Ben Ner was born in 1937 in
Kfar Yehoshua, Israel
Tel Aviv University where he studied literature and drama. He started publishing as a boy, and published his first book for adults in 1967. Several books of his have been adapted for theatrical or cinematic productions.
His books and stories have been translated into many languages.
In 1981, Be'er was awarded the
Bernstein Prize (original Hebrew novel category). In 1981, he was awarded the Agnon-Jerusalem Prize
In 1983, he received the Ramat Gan Prize for Literature.
Ta'atuon won First Prize at the 1990 Theatroneto Festival. In 2005, he was awarded Prime Minister's Prize.
After the Field-Burner (children), 1967
The Man From There (novel), 1967
Rustic Sunset (story collection), 1976
Kishona, Children of the River (children), 1977
After the Rain (3 stories), 1979
My Friend Emmanuel and I (children), 1979
A Far Land (novel in stories), 1981
Protokol (novel), 1982
Angels are Coming (novel), 1987
Ta'atuon (novel), 1989
Jeans, a Dog (children), 1991
Morning of Fools (novel), 1992
Bears and Woods (novel), 1995
Enemy Scope (novel), 1997
City of Refuge (novel), 2000
Nobody's Ever Died Walking (novel), 2007
Film and television [ edit ]
Again, Forever (feature film, wrote story and screenplay), 1985
(feature film, wrote story), 1986 Atalia
The Class Queen (feature film, as actor) 1988
Winter Games (TV drama, wrote story) 1989
Nili (documentary feature film, wrote screenplay and directed), 1996
Enemy Scope, (TV mini-series, screenplay based on his novel), 1999 "Nicole's Stations" (wrote screenplay. Based on his novel Rustic Sunset. Co-writer:
Rony Gruber), 2001
David August (monodrama, based on his story), 1983
Ta'atuon (monodrama, based on his novel)
A Far Land (monodrama, based on his story), 1992
Morning of Fools (monodrama, based on his novel)
Uri Muri (drama), 1999
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