An Israeli Love Story

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  • NR
  • 2019
  • 1 hr 40 min
  • 6.4  (123)

An Israeli Love Story is a romantic drama based on a true story, set in the backdrop of pre-state Israel in the 1940s.The film illustrates the fierce passion between Margalit, a young woman, and Eli, a young fighter for Jewish independence. Margalit is a talented actress, striving to showcase her art to the world. Eli, on the other hand, is a brave soldier, fighting with all his might for his country's freedom. The two meet when Margalit is chosen to play the lead in a play showcasing a new type of theater that emphasized the notion of Theater of the People. Eli, on the other hand, works as a prop man, and as fate would have it, their paths cross. Although the play had nothing to do with the war, it ultimately leads to a series of events that brought the two together.

From there on, the pair's chemistry sizzles onscreen as they fall deeply in love, despite facing numerous challenges, including the fight for Israel's independence. The couple's love story spans several years, and despite their differences in religion and backgrounds, they never failed to stand by each other through thick and thin.

As the movie progresses, the story takes a poignant turn, showing the devastating effect the war had on their relationship. The strains of living in a besieged Jerusalem take a toll on the young couple, and after being separated and reuniting, they struggle to keep the spark alive.

The movie's creators did a fantastic job of bringing the story to life, creating an atmosphere that fully captures the essence of Israel's pre-state years. The costumes, soundtrack, and dialogue also helped to create a world that transported the viewer back to that time.

The two lead actors, Adi Bielski and Avraham Aviv Alush portrayed the characters of Margalit and Eli brilliantly. Adi Bielski does an outstanding job of playing the young actress, Margalit, bringing a vulnerability enough to make her character incredibly relatable. Similarly, Avraham Aviv Alush breathed life into Eli, showcasing the character's courage, passion and love for Margalit.

Alex Ansky also played a significant part in the film, providing much of the movie's humor as the theater's head director. His portrayal of the character was both entertaining and genuinely engaging, creating lighter moments in what would have otherwise been an angsty narrative.

The film captures the frisson of intense passion between the two leading characters, which is captured in a series of tender and evocative love scenes. However, the heart of the movie lies in the brutal and terrifying realities that the star-crossed lovers faced as they tried to make their way through one of the darkest periods in world history.

In conclusion, An Israeli Love Story is a must-watch for any person that loves romantic dramas set against an epic historical backdrop. The movie does an amazing job of capturing all the different elements of love, war and the challenges of living in precarious times that are inextricably linked together. It accomplishes this through the incredibly talented directing, superb writing, and acting that comes together to make the movie both beautiful and haunting.

An Israeli Love Story is a 2019 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 40 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

An Israeli Love Story
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An Israeli Love Story is available to watch free on Plex and Tubi TV. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Amazon and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent An Israeli Love Story for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.
  • Release Date
  • MPAA Rating
  • Runtime
    1 hr 40 min
  • Language
    Hebrew (modern)
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (123)