Ayelet Zurer

Ayelet Zurer ( born 28 June 1969) is an Israeli actress, perhaps best known for her roles in Nina’s Tragedies, Adam Resurrected, Munich, and Angels & Demons. Zurer, who has appeared in many Israeli films and television series, is one of the most acclaimed Israeli actresses of her day. She was nominated for awards at the Jerusalem Film Festival, the Israeli Academy Awards and the Israeli Television Academy Awards. She won Best Actress awards for her roles in the Israeli film Nina’s Tragedies and Betipul, an Israeli drama series which was adapted into the award winning HBO series, In Treatment. Aside from Betipul, her past television roles include Israeli series Inyan Shel Zman, Florentin, Zinzana, Hadar Milhama and others. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ayelet Zurer, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Man of Steel (2013)

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A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Amy Adams  •  Michael Shannon  •  Diane Lane

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Amy Adams  •  Michael Shannon  •  Diane Lane

Adam Resurrected (2008)

Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by Commandant Klein. Adam survives the camp by becoming the Klein's "dog", entertaining him while his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Ayelet Zurer

Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by Commandant Klein. Adam survives the camp by becoming the Klein's "dog", entertaining him while his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Ayelet Zurer

Angels & Demons (2009)

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Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is recruited by the Vatican to investigate the apparent return of the Illuminati - a secret, underground organization - after four cardinals are kidnapped on the night of the papal conclave.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is recruited by the Vatican to investigate the apparent return of the Illuminati - a secret, underground organization - after four cardinals are kidnapped on the night of the papal conclave.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Munich (2005)

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During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Eric Bana  •  Daniel Craig  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Mathieu Kassovitz

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Eric Bana  •  Daniel Craig  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Mathieu Kassovitz

Nina's Tragedies (2003)

The taboo relationship between young Nadav and his Aunt Nina transcends definition on its way to odd highs and lows.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Savi Gabizon
CAST:  Ayelet Zurer  •  Alon Aboutboul  •  Shmil Ben Ari  •  Yoram Hattab

The taboo relationship between young Nadav and his Aunt Nina transcends definition on its way to odd highs and lows.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Savi Gabizon
CAST:  Ayelet Zurer  •  Alon Aboutboul  •  Shmil Ben Ari  •  Yoram Hattab

Something Sweet (2004)

In a small agricultural village in northern Israel, on the day of the middle-sister's wedding, Maya, the youngest of the three sisters, arrives to the celebration with Alon, a sharp Israeli businessman living in London. Alon's enchantment with the close-knit family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Turgeman
CAST:  Dan Turgeman  •  Avital Abergel  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Raymonde Abecassis

In a small agricultural village in northern Israel, on the day of the middle-sister's wedding, Maya, the youngest of the three sisters, arrives to the celebration with Alon, a sharp Israeli businessman living in London. Alon's enchantment with the close-knit family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Turgeman
CAST:  Dan Turgeman  •  Avital Abergel  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Raymonde Abecassis

Darling Companion (2012)

The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Kevin Kline  •  Sam Shepard  •  Dianne Wiest

The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Kevin Kline  •  Sam Shepard  •  Dianne Wiest

Hide Away (2012)

A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Eyre
CAST:  Josh Lucas  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  James Cromwell  •  Jon Tenney

A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Eyre
CAST:  Josh Lucas  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  James Cromwell  •  Jon Tenney

Only Dogs Run Free (2007)

A successful lawyer, who has traumatic memories from his army service, is testifying against his best friend from his unit. His wife, a social-worker, is trying to save a poor family named Siton. The couple's life collapses when the wife get raped by a gang.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arnon Zadok
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Alon Aboutboul  •  Netta Garti

A successful lawyer, who has traumatic memories from his army service, is testifying against his best friend from his unit. His wife, a social-worker, is trying to save a poor family named Siton. The couple's life collapses when the wife get raped by a gang.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arnon Zadok
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Alon Aboutboul  •  Netta Garti

Ingenious (2009)

A rags-to-riches story of two friends, a small-time inventor and a sharky salesman, who hit rock bottom before coming up with a gizmo that becomes a worldwide phenomenon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Balsmeyer
CAST:  Dallas Roberts  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Marguerite Moreau

A rags-to-riches story of two friends, a small-time inventor and a sharky salesman, who hit rock bottom before coming up with a gizmo that becomes a worldwide phenomenon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Balsmeyer
CAST:  Dallas Roberts  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Marguerite Moreau

For Sasha (1991)

Israel, 1967. Sacha and Laura have been living in a kibbutz near the Syrian border for two years. They are visited by Simon, Michel and Paul, three friends from Paris who have come to celebrate Laura's twentieth birthday. Simon is obsessed by the death of the girl ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Arcady
CAST:  Sophie Marceau  •  Richard Berry  •  Fabien Orcier  •  Niels Dubost

Israel, 1967. Sacha and Laura have been living in a kibbutz near the Syrian border for two years. They are visited by Simon, Michel and Paul, three friends from Paris who have come to celebrate Laura's twentieth birthday. Simon is obsessed by the death of the girl ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Arcady
CAST:  Sophie Marceau  •  Richard Berry  •  Fabien Orcier  •  Niels Dubost

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

Fugitive Pieces (2007)

A child escapes from Poland during World War II and first heads to Greece before coming of age in Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Podeswa
CAST:  Rade Šerbedžija  •  Stephen Dillane  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Rosamund Pike

A child escapes from Poland during World War II and first heads to Greece before coming of age in Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Podeswa
CAST:  Rade Šerbedžija  •  Stephen Dillane  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Rosamund Pike

Last Days in the Desert (2016)

On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Tye Sheridan

On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Tye Sheridan

Last Knights (2015)

When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kazuaki Kiriya
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Aksel Hennie  •  Shohreh Aghdashloo

When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kazuaki Kiriya
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Aksel Hennie  •  Shohreh Aghdashloo

Ben-Hur (2016)

A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Timur Bekmambetov
CAST:  Jack Huston  •  Toby Kebbell  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Nazanin Boniadi

A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Timur Bekmambetov
CAST:  Jack Huston  •  Toby Kebbell  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Nazanin Boniadi

Vantage Point (2008)

The attempted assassination of the American president is told and re-told from several different perspectives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Travis
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Matthew Fox  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Sigourney Weaver

The attempted assassination of the American president is told and re-told from several different perspectives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Travis
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Matthew Fox  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Sigourney Weaver

Maktub (2004)

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CAST:  Ayelet Zurer  •  Yosef Shiloach

Ish HaHashmal (2003)

Cohen takes an elliptical approach in telling the story of Pinchas Rutenberg, a visionary, complex, and larger-than-life figure, who, amongst other things, brought electricity to Jewish Palestine in the early 20th century by building a hydroelectric power station ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eli Cohen
CAST:  Menashe Noy  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Mark Ivanir

Cohen takes an elliptical approach in telling the story of Pinchas Rutenberg, a visionary, complex, and larger-than-life figure, who, amongst other things, brought electricity to Jewish Palestine in the early 20th century by building a hydroelectric power station ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eli Cohen
CAST:  Menashe Noy  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Mark Ivanir

Milada (2017)

The story of communist show-trial victim Milada Horáková. Horáková was one of the first victims of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia. She opposed the communist coup in 1948 but did not leave the country. She was arrested and tried for treason on fabricated ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mrnka
CAST:  Ayelet Zurer  •  Robert Gant  •  Daniel Rchichev  •  Karina Rchichev

The story of communist show-trial victim Milada Horáková. Horáková was one of the first victims of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia. She opposed the communist coup in 1948 but did not leave the country. She was arrested and tried for treason on fabricated ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mrnka
CAST:  Ayelet Zurer  •  Robert Gant  •  Daniel Rchichev  •  Karina Rchichev
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