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3.8
6 Ratings

The Matchmaker

Paam Hayiti

Directed by Avi Nesher
Israel, 2010
Drama

Synopsis

During the summer of 1968 a teenage boy goes to work for a matchmaker who has survived the Holocaust – both their lives are forever altered.

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The Matchmaker Directed by Avi Nesher

Awards & Festivals

Chicago International Film Festival

2010 | 3 wins including: International Feature Film Competition (Silver Plaque)

What are people saying?

  • mpho3's rating of the film The Matchmaker

    Would make a good double bill w/ Monsieur Ibrahim. Both films boast strong performances from their young protagonists & feature a boy on the cusp of manhood & an older male figure who enters his life. Nesher's film is particularly affecting because it presents an Israel rarely depicted, when survivors were viewed w/ fascination by a generation denied access to history and w/ misgivings by those untasked w/ surviving.