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Sallah Shabati (1964)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1964 Wide

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Israeli stage and film favorite Topol tops the cast of Sallah. Topol plays a Jewish refugee who moves his family to Israel shortly after the official establishment of that "promised land." Unlike his hard-working new neighbors, Topol is shiftless and lazy, forever finding the easiest, most painless means to support his family. Amazingly, Topol becomes a hero when, while wheeling and dealing, he uncovers misappropriations and corner-cutting in Israel's housing industry. This Menahem Golan

Mar 27, 2007

SISU Home Entertainment Inc.

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One of the most popular films in the history of Israeli cinema, this Oscar-nominated comedy catapulted Topol to international fame, resulting in his getting the title role of the musical Fiddler on the Roof.

July 10, 2009 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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Wonderfully rude and very funny. One of the finest films made in Israel.

March 5, 2007 Full Review Source: Film Threat
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