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Hebrew Langague Feature Films in Leavey Library (DVDs): Titles C

Titles C

Café tales = Sipure bet ḳafeh
"Learning that their neighborhood coffee house is scheduled for demolition, five customers join forces to save their home away from home."

Can't Stop the Tears
"Comedy/drama about a father and son who decide the only way to make money is by starting their own party planning and hauling business. The son needs to learn to drive a truck, but is having trouble passing his driving test. When the father suffers a heart attack, the whole family pitches in."

The Children of USSR
"Israeli sport comes to life in the tale of an inspirational underdog soccer team. A mixed bag of Israeli immigrants, Russians, and one Ethiopian must pull together to win a $10,000 prize. But these small-town heroes face more than a ruthless opposing team. They have to find a way around thugs, mean-spirited council members, violent criminals, and a broken leg, and still get to school and practice on time. Will they hit their goal or hit the wall."

Circus Palestina
"A Palestinian businessman brings a struggling Eastern European circus to a town in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The action revolves around a lost lion, which becomes the focal point of everyone's desires, and perhaps a symbol in itself of a treasure so valuable that its seekers risk destroying it."

Clean Sweep
"A witty romantic thriller about a policewoman who, while on the job as an underworld decoy, discovers the infuriating truth about her married boss/lover."

Cold Feet
"Surrounded by buzzing family and friends, nervous Omer waits for his bride-to-be, Roni. Across town in her wedding dress, Roni is crazy with indecision. Should she? Shouldn't she? When Omer goes in search of his runaway bride, other couples' stories come to the surface and the startling truth about Omer and Roni is brought to light."

"Six diverse best friends gather to watch the wildly popular UniverSong competition. Appalled by the Israeli entry, they decide to create their own and record it on a mobile phone. Unbeknownst to them, their performance is seen by the judges and selected as the entry for next year's competition."