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Type: Features
Release Date: September 7, 2007

Rating: NR
Running Time: 118 Minutes

Starring: Ohad Knoller, Yousef Sweid, Daniela Wircer, Lior Ashkenazi
Directed by: Eytan Fox

The Bubble

a k a Ha Buah
2006-Israel-Drama

PLOT DESCRIPTION
Director Eytan Fox bursts the idyllic bubble of cosmopolitan Tel Aviv with this though-provoking meditation on cultural relations concerning a brooding Israeli reserve soldier who enters into a passionate same-sex affair with an intense Palestinian man. Noam (Ohad Knoller) shares his posh Tel Aviv apartment with progressive-minded twenty-something Lulu (Daniella Wircer) and flamboyant café owner Yali (Alon Friedmann). It was during checkpoint duty that Noam first made the acquaintance of intense and handsome Palestinian Ashraf (Yousef "Joe" Sweid). Though their initial meeting was someone harried as Ashraf struggled to aid a woman who was forced to give birth at the roadside, a connection was formed and Ashraf soon comes knocking on Noam's door. In the weeks that follow the pair embark on an intense love affair and the amiable Ashraf forms a fast bond with Lulu and Yali. But life in Tel Aviv couldn't be more different from life in nearby occupied Palestine, and as the reality of the violence that surrounds them slowly envelopes them, Noam and Ashraf find that their heated affair was doomed from the moment they locked eyes. ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide

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   cast for 'The Bubble'

Ohad Knoller - Noam
Yousef Sweid - Ashraf
Daniela Wircer - Lulu
Alon Friedman - Yali
Zion Baruch - Shaul
Lior Ashkenazi -
Zohar Liba - Golan
Oded Leopold - Sharon
Ruba Blal - Rana
Shredy Jabarin - Jihad
Miki Kam -


   production credits

Gil Toren - Sound/Sound Designer
Amir Feingold - Producer
Yaron Scharf - Cinematographer
Mickey Rabinovitz - Executive Producer
Leon Edri - Executive Producer
Eytan Fox - Screenwriter, Director
Yosef Grunfeld - Editor
Ivri Lider - Composer (Music Score)
Gal Uchovsky - Screenwriter, Producer
Yael Aviv - Casting
Ido Dolev - Costume Designer, Art Director
David Silber - Executive Producer
Yaniv Raiz - Editor
Oren Dar - Production Designer
Ronen Ben Tal - Producer
Moshye Edry - Executive Producer




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