Out of the Blue (2008)

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1h 30min | Comedy, Drama

Out of the Blue is a comedy about abortive loves and a friendship which survives them. Shabtai, a junk peddler and Herzel, his aide, drive through the streets of Tel Aviv buying and selling

Shabtai, a junk peddler and Herzel, his aide, drive through the streets of Tel Aviv buying and selling used-up furniture and trash. Now and again Shabtai takes a nap and in his dreams a seductive and passionate red-haired woman makes love to him. One day Shabtai discovers her photograph in a face-cream advertisement and realizes the the woman of his dreams exists in reality. He sets out to fing her. But it is Herzel who first wins her attention and then her heart. Herzel, however, loves Batya, Shabtai's daughter.. Out of the Blue is an urban fairy tale, an inverted Cinderella story. Instead of a poor kind hearted young girl - two elderly machos on a decrepit motorcycle; instead of a prince - a princess; instead of a shoe found at midnight - a shabby ping-pong table abandoned in a parking lot.

Cast Alon Aboutboul, Moshe Ivgy, Dorit Bar-Or, Zehavit Passi, Liat Goren, Nir Levy, Yigal Bursztyn

Director Yigal Bursztyn

Screenplay Yigal Bursztyn

Cinematography Valentin Belonogov

Production design Yoram Shayer

Editing Era Lapid

Music Israel Bright

Producer Shuki Friedman

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