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An Israeli Love Story

An Israeli Love Story

Fall in love with UNCHAINED's Aviv Alush in AN ISRAELI LOVE STORY, streaming now on ChaiFlicks!

Aviv Alush (The Women's Balcony, Valley of Tears, The Baker and the Beauty), Adi Bielski and Maya Wertheimer (The New Black) star in this powerful romance based on actual events set during the turbulent period of pre-state Israel.

The year is 1947. 18-year old Margalit from a village in northern Israel loves theater and dreams of becoming an actress. One day she falls in love with 24-year old Eli from Kibbutz Beit Keshet. She tries to get close to him, hoping he'll fall for her, but things don't go so smoothly. He has a girlfriend and is busy with the dramatic events preceding the birth of Israel. Slowly the barriers come down, Margalit moves in with Eli and they set up a date for their wedding. But then, Israel's harsh reality steps in.

An Israeli Love Story is based on the actual love affair between actress/director Pnina Gary and Eli Ben-Zvi, son of author Rachel Yanait and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Israel’s second president.

Directed by Dan Wolman
Israel / USA / UK, 2017
Drama, Romance, History
Hebrew (with English subtitles)
93 Minutes

An Israeli Love Story