Sallah Shabati
Sallah Shabati (1964)

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,… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1964
DVD Release Date: March 27, 2007
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Pleasant but meandering ethnic sitcom comedy.

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Emanuel Levy

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.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Wonderfully rude and very funny. One of the finest films made in Israel.

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