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SALLAH

Sallah Shabati

Directed by Ephraim Kishon
Israel, 1964
Drama

Synopsis

Sallah Shabati, the patriarch of the big family recently arrived to Israel from Yemen, tries to make money and get better housing, in a country that can barely provide for its own and is in the midst of absorbing hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees from Arab countries.

Synopsis

Sallah Shabati, the patriarch of the big family recently arrived to Israel from Yemen, tries to make money and get better housing, in a country that can barely provide for its own and is in the midst of absorbing hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees from Arab countries.

Sallah Directed byEphraim Kishon

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1965 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film
San Francisco International Film Festival
1964 | 2 wins including: Best Actor
Golden Globes (USA)
1965 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film
New York Film Critics Circle Awards
1965 | 3rd place: Best Foreign Language Film

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