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Hebrew Langague Feature Films in Leavey Library (DVDs): Titles D-E

Titles D-E

Dangerous Acts = Mesukenet
"A beautiful actress loses her entire family in a horrific accident. Three years later, the man who caused the accident is released from prison, and shows up on the woman's doorstep, begging for forgiveness."

Dangerous Dance  = Rikud mesukan
An inner city dancer and an aspiring ballet dancer fall in love when they are paired up at a national dance competition, but jealousy and society's disapproval conspire to keep them apart."

The Day We Met = Neshiḳah ba-metsaḥ
"Surreal Israeli drama tells the gripping story of a former military investigator asked to smoke out a rapist attacking female soldiers. He grows unexpectedly close to the young woman who volunteers to serve as bait by posing as his girlfriend, a relationship that complicates his search for the vicious predator."

Dead End Street
"A teenage prostitute agrees to appear in a documentary film about her life."

ʻEnayim peḳuḥot = Eyes Wide Open
"Aaron, a butcher and devout family man in Jerusalem's ultraorthodox Jewish community, has his quiet life interrupted when Erzi, a handsome, young Yeshiva student, happens on his shop. Intrigued by the young man, Aaron offers Erzi a job and becomes his friend and mentor. The two grow closer, and soon other feelings surface. As their forbidden sexual desire grows, Aaron begins to neglect his business and his family. When Aaron and Ezri begin spending time together, Aaron is quickly ostracized within the Orthodox community. But guilt, torment, and pressure from the community lead him to make a radical decision."

"Professional misfit Ervinka wants to fix the Israeli lottery and win everything, but along the way he falls in love with a police officer."

Etsba elohim = Out of the Blue
"[A] dramatic comedy about failed loves and the friendships that survive them. It's Cinderella in reverse, with two grungy friends--Shabtai and Israel--seeking their 'princess' and a beat-up table standing in for Cinderella's famed glass slipper."

Etz Limon = Lemon Tree
"A drama based on the true story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemon tree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.