Aviva, My Love (Aviva Ahuvati)
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Aviva, My Love (Aviva Ahuvati)
A hotel cook who longs to eschew the demands of her job and highly eccentric family furtively dreams of becoming a successful writer in writer/director Shemi Zarhin's award-winning family drama. Between struggling to keep up with orders in the kitchen, tending to the quirky peccadilloes of her three children, and acknowledging the multiple suicide threats made by her unstable mother, aspiring writer Aviva Cohen (Assi Levy) barely has enough time to take the cap off of her pen - much less put that pen to paper and get her stories published. When Aviva's successful sister Anita (Rotem… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Sasson Gabai, in a surprisingly sympathetic performance, is the blocked Tel Aviv author who first mentors her and then publishes her work as his own."
‑ Andrea Gronvall, Chicago Reader
"Incident-packed tale is marbled with black humor but Israeli gumption triumphs by default."
‑ Lisa Nesselson, Variety
"There must be a cinematic new wave afoot in which directors around the world churn out treacly, "audience-pleasing" pabulum knowing that it will probably serve as the opening-night film at various festivals in the United States."
‑ Peter Keough, Boston Phoenix
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