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12 Ratings

The Policeman

Ha-Shoter Azulai

Directed by Ephraim Kishon
Israel, 1970
Drama, Crime


Azulai is a policeman in Jaffa, whose incompetence is only matched by his soft-heartedness. His superiors want to send him to early retirement.

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The Policeman Directed by Ephraim Kishon

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1970 | Directors' Fortnight

Academy Awards

1972 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Golden Globes (USA)

1972 | Winner: Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film

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