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Judaica & Israelica
List creator: ziondub
Created on: June 17, 2004 - 12:03 AM PDT
Description: Films of interest to Jews or that involve Israel.

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Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
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  A classic and must-see for any jew.
Schindler's List (1993)
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  In my opinion the best film around set in Nazi Europe.
Once Upon a Time in America (Disc 1 of 2) (1984)
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  Sergio Leone's masterpeice about Jewish gansters rivals the Godfather.
Once Upon a Time in America (Disc 2 of 2) (1984)
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Operation Thunderbolt (Disc 1 of 2) (1977)
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  A reanactment of Israel's daring rescue of hostages in Uganda.
Operation Thunderbolt (Disc 2 of 2) (1977)
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  This is a documentary that tells the true story about the operation.
One Day in September (1999)
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  Michael Douglas narrates this documentary on the Israeli athletes killed in the Munich Olympics.
School Ties (1992)
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  Brendan Fraser plays a a new arrival to a prep school in the fifties and faces a not so warm welcome when it is discovered that he's jewish.
Nowhere in Africa (2001)
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  German-jewish family flees Germany during the war to settle in Kenya.
Exodus (1960)
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Not Rated
  Paul Newman at his best in this film about Jewish refugees arriving in Palestine during the British mandate.
The Ten Commandments (Disc 1 of 2) (1956)
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  Charleton Heston in this classical story whic is the basis for Passover.
The Ten Commandments (Disc 2 of 2) (1956)
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The 50 Years War: Israel and the Arabs (Disc 1 of 2) (2000)
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Not Rated
  PBS doc. on the history of the recent history of the Arab-Israelic conflict focusing on interviews with key political figures.
The 50 Years War: Israel and the Arabs (Disc 2 of 2) (2000)
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Not Rated
Focus (2001)
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  Arthur Miller play adaptation about how Jews were treated in America in the middle of the twentieth century.
The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob (1973)
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  You like French comedy?
Kedma (2002)
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  One of Amos Gitai's most watchable film about the birth of the Israeli nation at the grassroots level.
Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
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  Lesbian Jews in Nazi Germany.
The Specialist (1999)
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  Doc. about Eichman's trial in Israel.
Keeping the Faith (2000)
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  Superficial comedy with Ben Stiller as rabbi falling for a Shiksa-best friend from childhood.
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
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  Conservative Jewess in New York explores lesbianism.
Europa Europa (1991)
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  Based on a true story of a jew during WWII who survives by convincing the Nazis that he's one of them.
Chariots of Fire (1981)
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  Despite prejudice in England, Jewish runner goes to compete in the Olympics.
The Believer (2001)
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  Jewish neo-nazi in New York goes through an identiy crisis as he explores his antisemitism.
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
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  Jessica tandy is a southern yenta who befrieds her chauffer (Morgan Freeman) and teaches him how to read.
Spaceballs (1987)
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  A fun watch with subtle references to judaism from Mel Brooks.
The Pianist (2002)
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  Polanksi's moving story of the pianist who survived the Warsaw ghetto.
The Last Metro (Criterion) (1980)
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  One of Truffaut's best about a Jewish theater owner hiding out in Nazi controlled Paris.
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
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  One of Woody Allen's best films that cast furhter doubt on the existence of God and underscores his Nietzchean ethics.
What's Cooking? (2000)
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  Somewhat contrived movie about various familes from diverse backgrounds preparing Thanksgiving dinner in LA.
Jakob the Liar (1999)
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  One of Robin Williams better recent films.
Shine (1996)
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  The neurological-challenged jewish pianist eventually gets his shit together to become a world-class pianist.
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
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  Wealthy jews in Italy.
Life is Beautiful (1997)
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  Italian-Jewish waiter engages in comedic deception to prevent his son from cathing on that they're in a concentration camp.
Ben-Hur (Collector's Edition) (Disc 1 of 2) (1959)
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  Despite the shameless Jesus plug a the end the rest of the movie is an excellent example of Hollywood at it's best in this epic about a Jewish prince turned slave.
A Walk On the Moon (1999)
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  Mother at a Jewish summer camp gets "liberated" during the sixties by Viggo from Lord of the Rings.
Invincible (2001)
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  Not one of Werner Herzog's best, but still a fun flic about a jewish strongman during the thirties who starts having visions about the impending doom of his people.
The Rules of the Game (Criterion Collection) (1939)
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  Renoir on class in France with the lead character playing a Jewish bourgeois.
Grand Illusion (Criterion Collection) (1937)
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  More Renoir on class except the setting is a German prison camp during the WWI.
Sunshine (1999)
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  An excellent movie that traces a Jewish family through three generations during some of the most difficult times of the twentieth century.
Mr. Klein (1976)
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  This movie is like its out of the twilight zone except it could be real. French art collector gets rockbottom prices from Jews forced to sell and then is confused as the Jewish Mr. Klein by the authorities.
Avalon (1990)
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  Secular Jewish family in Baltimore struggles to make it in America and keep the family intact.
Kippur (2000)
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Not Rated
  Another Amos Gitai film worth watching which follows two medics as the experience the horrors of war in the Yom Kippur war.
God is Great and I'm Not (2001)
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  Tatou, while embracing judaism, falls for a secular jewish vet who's not to keen to practice.
Capturing the Friedmans (2002)
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  A portrait of a suoer-dysfunctional Long Island Jewish family that'll shock you.
Left Luggage (1998)
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  Ain interesting look into the strained relations between secular Jews and the Hasidim.
Jew Boy Levi (1998)
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  Jew living in a provincial German town at the dawn of Hitler's ascent to power begins to feel he's no longer welcome as a government backed railwat workers move into town.
The Long Way Home (1997)
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  Fascinating documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman about the condition of concentration-camp Jews immediately following the end of WWII.
Cup Final (1991)
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  A fun film about the possibilty of diametrically opposed groups coming together through a shared interest in soccer. In this case, it happens when an Israeli soldier is taken hostage by palestinian terrorists and they explore each others humanity.
Yehudi Menuhin (1990)
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Not Rated
  Doc about one of the greatest violnists of this century whose first name means Jewish
Stolen Summer (2002)
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  Rabbi befriends a young catholic boy and tries to get his stubborn working-class father to accept a scholarship from the Jewish congregation
Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary (2002)
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  An interesting look into the private life of Hitler.
Shoah (Criterion) (Disc 1 of 6) (1985)
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  A sobering documentary of the holocaust in Poland based on eyewitness testimony of survivors and the local villagers who lived and worked around the camps.
Sophie's Choice (1982)
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  Kevin Kline and Meryl Streep give riveting performances in this film adapted from the novel about a love triangle between a catholic holocaust survivor, a begining writer from the South and a mad brooklyn Jew.
An American Tail (1986)
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  Who said you can't be jewish if you're a mouse and a cartoon?
The Pawnbroker (1964)
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Not Rated
  Concentration camp survivor in sixties New York is haunted by his past as various everyday occurences trigger unpleasant memories. The scene where his employee asks him why the Jews are so successful in business is not to be missed.
The Harmonists (1998)
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  Based on a true story of an immensely popular German acapella group of which half the members were Jewish during the dawn of Hitler's ascent to power.
Women (1996)
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Not Rated
  A rare glimpse into the lives of mizrachi jews (jews indigenous to the middle east) at the turn of the century. After it is determined that the Rabbi's wife is barren, she convinces him to take another wife.
Ulysses (1967)
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Not Rated
  Unfortunately, the James Joyce classica doesn't translate well into film.
Relentless: The Struggle for Peace in the Middle East (2003)
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Not Rated
  Analyzes the Israeli-Arab conflict by drawing attention to what's not often reported in the media -- the culture of anti-semitism and martyrdom propogated in Islamic mosques and schools.
Anne Frank Remembered (1995)
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  Well-done documentary hosted by Kenneth Branagh about Anne Frank's childhood before hiding, pyschology, nad what is known at her stay at a concentration camp before her execution.
The Great Dictator (Criterion) (1940)
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  Charlie Chaplin's brilliant satire on nazi Germany and the treatment of the jews or the "chuten".
Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000)
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  Touching documentary of how thousands of jewish children were rescued from nazi Germany to find shelter in England.
The Holy Land (2001)
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  A young religious jew in modern Israel questions his identity through the acquaintance of a motley group of characters who expose him to the world of drugs and prositution.
Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter Jr. (1999)
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  Death machine maker goes on a quest to disproove the holocaust.
Hebrew Hammer (2002)
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  Cheesey jewish exploitation movie about a jewish shaft-like character who kicks some anti-semite butt.
Bonjour, Monsieur Shlomi (2004)
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  Contemporary Israeli art house film about the need to follow one's own path in life despite what others close to you need from you.
Broken Wings (2003)
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  Kind of like a well-done after school special, not bad nonetheless.
The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993)
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Not Rated
  Is Hitler's favorite filmmaker and propaganda tool exempt from moral criticism about her role in naxi Germany?
The Last Days (1998)
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  A product of Spielberg's project to record the memories of living holocaust survivors, this doc takes four such survivors to Hungary to confront their past.
Citizen Cohn (1992)
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  James Woods plays McCarthy's right hand man who is responsible for the questioning of countless "communist" jews.
Shanghai Ghetto (2002)
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  Although sometimes tedious and poorly edited, the subject-matter is interesting nonetheless.

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