Avi Nesher’s ‘The Troupe’ turns 40

Nesher, who was just 23 when he made The Troupe, has gone on to a career as one of Israel’s preeminent directors, whose films receive both popular support and critical acclaim.

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April 12, 2018 19:36
AVI NESHER (in the Columbia T-shirt) was just 23 when he started directing the ‘The Troupe’

AVI NESHER (in the Columbia T-shirt) was just 23 when he started directing the ‘The Troupe’. (photo credit: YONI HAMENACHEM)

 
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The quintessential Israeli movie classic, Avi Nesher’s The Troupe (Halahaka), turns 40 this year.

This anniversary will be celebrated at a festive screening on Israel’s 70th Independence Day, April 19, at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque.

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