How can love survive when you’re surrounded by conflict?
An Israeli Love Story is multi-award winning veteran director Dan Wolman’s latest film. With sensitivity and simplicity he weaves the love story between the two young idealists into the pivotal moments that gave birth to the state of Israel.
This is a passionate story of love and independence, Eli and Margalit are torn between their love for one another and where they see their own futures in the Jewish state. In the budding theatre world of Tel Aviv and the kibbutzim, Margalit finds her place in the spotlight. Eli, while planning to marry Margalit, is drawn deeper into the armed struggle for Israeli independence.
Set in 1947, a young woman dreams of becoming an actress and falls for a soldier working for the underground army during the turbulent period of the British Mandate of Palestine. It is based on the true story of the love affair between theatre director and actor Pnina Gary and Eli Ben–Zvi, son of the Second President of the State of Israel.
Israeli Love Story trailer■
Genre: Drama, History
Director: Dan Wolman
Stars: Avraham Aviv Alush, Alex Ansky, Idan Barkai