Nir Bergman

Three ‘Novel’ Israeli Works

Film about Amos Oz and two based on the fiction of David Grossman and Yehoshua Kenaz are part of Israel Film Festival.

04/27/2011
Special To The Jewish Week

Israeli artists are as introspective as any in the world. I doubt if any filmmakers, writers, painters, musicians or composers anywhere spend as much time pondering the nature of their national identity at both the micro and macro levels.

Amos Oz

Israeli movie takes top prize in Tokyo

11/01/2010

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- An Israeli movie took the grand prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival.

"Intimate Grammar," based on the Israeli novel "Book of Intimate Grammar" by David Grossman, was awarded the $50,000 Sakura Grand Prize Film Award on Sunday.

The film, directed by Nir Bergman, is about the son of Holocaust survivors growing up in Israel in the early 1960s.

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