Uri Klauzner

Free Zone (2005)

Rebecca, an American who has been living in Jerusalem for a few months now, has just broken off her engagement. She gets into a cab driven by Hanna, an Israeli. But Hanna is on her way to Jordan, to the Free Zone, to pick up a large of sum of money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amos Gitai
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Hana Laslo  •  Hiam Abbass  •  Carmen Maura

Rebecca, an American who has been living in Jerusalem for a few months now, has just broken off her engagement. She gets into a cab driven by Hanna, an Israeli. But Hanna is on her way to Jordan, to the Free Zone, to pick up a large of sum of money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amos Gitai
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Hana Laslo  •  Hiam Abbass  •  Carmen Maura

Time of Favor (2000)

Is today's fanaticism tomorrow's policy? In a West Bank settlement, Rabbi Meltzer has a grand design: he's building a movement "to pray at the Temple Mount." His yeshiva has scholars, and the settlement is getting its own military company to be commanded by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Cedar
CAST:  Aki Avni  •  Tinkerbell  •  Idan Alterman  •  Assi Dayan

Is today's fanaticism tomorrow's policy? In a West Bank settlement, Rabbi Meltzer has a grand design: he's building a movement "to pray at the Temple Mount." His yeshiva has scholars, and the settlement is getting its own military company to be commanded by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Cedar
CAST:  Aki Avni  •  Tinkerbell  •  Idan Alterman  •  Assi Dayan

Kippur (2000)

The film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War in which Egypt and Syria launched attacks in Sinai and the Golan Heights. The story is told from the perspective of Israeli soldiers. We are led by Weinraub and his friend Ruso on a day that begins with quiet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amos Gitai
CAST:  Liron Levo  •  Tomer Russo  •  Uri Klauzner  •  Yoram Hattab

The film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War in which Egypt and Syria launched attacks in Sinai and the Golan Heights. The story is told from the perspective of Israeli soldiers. We are led by Weinraub and his friend Ruso on a day that begins with quiet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amos Gitai
CAST:  Liron Levo  •  Tomer Russo  •  Uri Klauzner  •  Yoram Hattab

Kadosh (1999)

The year 2000 approaches in Jerusalem's Orthodox Mea Shearim quarter, where the women work, keep house, and have children so the men can study the Torah and the Talmud. Rivka is happily and passionately married to Meir, but they remain childless. The yeshiva's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amos Gitai
CAST:  Yaël Abecassis  •  Yoram Hattab  •  Meital Barda  •  Uri Klauzner

The year 2000 approaches in Jerusalem's Orthodox Mea Shearim quarter, where the women work, keep house, and have children so the men can study the Torah and the Talmud. Rivka is happily and passionately married to Meir, but they remain childless. The yeshiva's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amos Gitai
CAST:  Yaël Abecassis  •  Yoram Hattab  •  Meital Barda  •  Uri Klauzner

Alila (2003)

Life in a Tel Aviv apartment complex, an urban mosaic whose seedy characters, try as they might, can't get out of one another's faces. Gabi, a bobbed haired sexpot, and her lover Hezi—who's older, balding and married—rent a room to have an affair, while Ezra, a pot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amos Gitai
CAST:  Yaël Abecassis  •  Hana Laslo  •  Uri Klauzner  •  Ronit Elkabetz

Life in a Tel Aviv apartment complex, an urban mosaic whose seedy characters, try as they might, can't get out of one another's faces. Gabi, a bobbed haired sexpot, and her lover Hezi—who's older, balding and married—rent a room to have an affair, while Ezra, a pot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amos Gitai
CAST:  Yaël Abecassis  •  Hana Laslo  •  Uri Klauzner  •  Ronit Elkabetz

Miral (2010)

A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of the first Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Schnabel
CAST:  Freida Pinto  •  Hiam Abbass  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Vanessa Redgrave

A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of the first Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Schnabel
CAST:  Freida Pinto  •  Hiam Abbass  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Year Zero (2004)

Through a mosaic of stories intertwined and created a current picture of the sad social and economic situation in Israel. Mother forced into prostitution to support her son; Blind man must survive after loosing his dog; Son is looking for his rocker father's; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Pitchhadze
CAST:  Sasson Gabai  •  Vladimir Fridman  •  Uri Klauzner  •  Keren Mor

Through a mosaic of stories intertwined and created a current picture of the sad social and economic situation in Israel. Mother forced into prostitution to support her son; Blind man must survive after loosing his dog; Son is looking for his rocker father's; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Pitchhadze
CAST:  Sasson Gabai  •  Vladimir Fridman  •  Uri Klauzner  •  Keren Mor

Desperado Square (2001)

In ha-Argazim, a neighborhood that time forgot, the one-year anniversary of Morris Mandabon's death is approaching, and his youngest son, Nissim has had a dream in which his father orders him to re-open the old neighborhood movie theater, thus breaking the vow that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Benny Toraty
CAST:  Uri Gavriel  •  Yosef Shiloach  •  Yona Elian  •  Ayelet Zurer

In ha-Argazim, a neighborhood that time forgot, the one-year anniversary of Morris Mandabon's death is approaching, and his youngest son, Nissim has had a dream in which his father orders him to re-open the old neighborhood movie theater, thus breaking the vow that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Benny Toraty
CAST:  Uri Gavriel  •  Yosef Shiloach  •  Yona Elian  •  Ayelet Zurer

Disengagement (2007)

A political drama centered around Israel's pullout from the occupied Gaza strip, in which a French woman of Israeli origin comes to the Gaza Strip to find her long ago abandoned daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amos Gitai
CAST:  Juliette Binoche  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Barbara Hendricks  •  Liron Levo

A political drama centered around Israel's pullout from the occupied Gaza strip, in which a French woman of Israeli origin comes to the Gaza Strip to find her long ago abandoned daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amos Gitai
CAST:  Juliette Binoche  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Barbara Hendricks  •  Liron Levo

Afterthought (2015)

Haifa on a sunny day. Moshe is a crumbling man walking up the Carmel Mountain on yet another work day. Will this day mark his collapse? Uri walks down the mountain to board a ship and leave behind all the things he loves and despises. His sense of belonging is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elad Keidan
CAST:  Itay Tiran  •  Uri Klauzner  •  Michaela Eshet  •  Ohad Shahar

Haifa on a sunny day. Moshe is a crumbling man walking up the Carmel Mountain on yet another work day. Will this day mark his collapse? Uri walks down the mountain to board a ship and leave behind all the things he loves and despises. His sense of belonging is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elad Keidan
CAST:  Itay Tiran  •  Uri Klauzner  •  Michaela Eshet  •  Ohad Shahar

Golden Voices (2019)

Raya and Victor built a shared career as the Soviet Union’s most beloved film dubbers. As the USSR collapses, the Jewish couple must immigrate to Israel and reinvent themselves to find employment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Evgeny Ruman
CAST:  Maria Belkin  •  Vladimir Fridman  •  Evelin Hagoel  •  Uri Klauzner

Raya and Victor built a shared career as the Soviet Union’s most beloved film dubbers. As the USSR collapses, the Jewish couple must immigrate to Israel and reinvent themselves to find employment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Evgeny Ruman
CAST:  Maria Belkin  •  Vladimir Fridman  •  Evelin Hagoel  •  Uri Klauzner

The Belly Dancer (2006)

Debbie, a young belly dancer, her dangerous yet charming lover, a criminal, and a dance club owner tell the story about love and crimes, friendship and betrayal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marek Rozenbaum
CAST:  Meital Dohan  •  Alon Aboutboul  •  Moni Moshonov  •  Uri Klauzner

Debbie, a young belly dancer, her dangerous yet charming lover, a criminal, and a dance club owner tell the story about love and crimes, friendship and betrayal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marek Rozenbaum
CAST:  Meital Dohan  •  Alon Aboutboul  •  Moni Moshonov  •  Uri Klauzner

Leave of Absence (2017)

After his daughters accidentally bleach his hair, before another stressful family dinner, Meir decides to escape. The middle-aged, suburban history teacher unexpectedly finds what he needed when a chance encounter with his former students plunges him into a night ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Moshe Rosenthal
CAST:  Uri Klauzner  •  Yoav Rotman  •  Chen Hefetz  •  Ben Heine

After his daughters accidentally bleach his hair, before another stressful family dinner, Meir decides to escape. The middle-aged, suburban history teacher unexpectedly finds what he needed when a chance encounter with his former students plunges him into a night ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Moshe Rosenthal
CAST:  Uri Klauzner  •  Yoav Rotman  •  Chen Hefetz  •  Ben Heine

The Israeli Boys (2020)

Secrets, lies, surprises and more are explored in this rich selection of gay short films from Israel. The 6 short films are: Three (2018); A Trip to the Desert (2016); Rubber Dolphin (2018); Stav (2018); After His Death (2017); Leave of Absence (2016).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lior Soroka  •  Moshe Rosenthal  •  Ori Aharon  •  Lior Haen  •  Nizan Lotem  •  Michal Haggiag
CAST:  Uri Klauzner  •  Levana Finkelstein  •  Yoav Rotman  •  Michal Bernstein

Secrets, lies, surprises and more are explored in this rich selection of gay short films from Israel. The 6 short films are: Three (2018); A Trip to the Desert (2016); Rubber Dolphin (2018); Stav (2018); After His Death (2017); Leave of Absence (2016).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lior Soroka  •  Moshe Rosenthal  •  Ori Aharon  •  Lior Haen  •  Nizan Lotem  •  Michal Haggiag
CAST:  Uri Klauzner  •  Levana Finkelstein  •  Yoav Rotman  •  Michal Bernstein

Here We Are (2021)

Aharon has devoted his life to raising his son Uri. They live together in a gentle routine, away from the real world. But Uri is autistic, and now as a young adult it might be time for him to live in a specialized home. While on their way to the institution, Aharon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nir Bergman
CAST:  Shai Avivi  •  Noam Imber  •  Efrat Ben-Zur  •  Smadi Wolfman

Aharon has devoted his life to raising his son Uri. They live together in a gentle routine, away from the real world. But Uri is autistic, and now as a young adult it might be time for him to live in a specialized home. While on their way to the institution, Aharon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nir Bergman
CAST:  Shai Avivi  •  Noam Imber  •  Efrat Ben-Zur  •  Smadi Wolfman

The Death of Cinema and My Father Too (2021)

When Yoel hears about an imminent Iranian military attack on Tel Aviv, he knows what to do - escape with his family to a safe haven in Jerusalem. His son Assaf, who is a filmmaker and about to become a father himself, wants to give Yoel one last lead role in his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dani Rosenberg
CAST:  Marek Rozenbaum  •  Roni Kuban  •  Noa Kooler  •  Ruth Farhi

When Yoel hears about an imminent Iranian military attack on Tel Aviv, he knows what to do - escape with his family to a safe haven in Jerusalem. His son Assaf, who is a filmmaker and about to become a father himself, wants to give Yoel one last lead role in his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dani Rosenberg
CAST:  Marek Rozenbaum  •  Roni Kuban  •  Noa Kooler  •  Ruth Farhi

Christie Isn't Coming Back (2018)

When Filipina stay-at-home nurse Christie disappears, Araleh is forced to help his brother tend to their dying father. Trying to protect himself, he begins scattering white lies, which only bring closer the inevitable end they all feared.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Avner Matsliah
CAST:  Uri Klauzner  •  Avraham Selektar  •  Eyal Rozales

When Filipina stay-at-home nurse Christie disappears, Araleh is forced to help his brother tend to their dying father. Trying to protect himself, he begins scattering white lies, which only bring closer the inevitable end they all feared.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Avner Matsliah
CAST:  Uri Klauzner  •  Avraham Selektar  •  Eyal Rozales

Letters to God (2020)

Since his daughter's death, Moshe lives alone rejecting his wife whom he blames for this tragedy. In order to get out of his confinement, he accepts a job from the Jerusalem post office, unaware that it is for a very special division: The Department of Letters to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Cohen
CAST:  Reymonde Amsallem  •  Uri Klauzner

Since his daughter's death, Moshe lives alone rejecting his wife whom he blames for this tragedy. In order to get out of his confinement, he accepts a job from the Jerusalem post office, unaware that it is for a very special division: The Department of Letters to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Cohen
CAST:  Reymonde Amsallem  •  Uri Klauzner