Lior Ashkenazi

Lior Ashkenazi (born in Ramat Gan, 1969), is an award-winning Israeli screen and stage actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lior Ashkenazi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.    

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Late Marriage (2001)

Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be beautiful and from a good family, preferably rich. Zaza's parents, Yasha and Lily ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dover Koshashvili
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Ronit Elkabetz  •  Moni Moshonov  •  Lili Koshashvili

Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be beautiful and from a good family, preferably rich. Zaza's parents, Yasha and Lily ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dover Koshashvili
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Ronit Elkabetz  •  Moni Moshonov  •  Lili Koshashvili

Walk on Water (2004)

Eyal, an Israeli Mossad agent, is given the mission to track down and kill the very old Alfred Himmelman, an ex-Nazi officer, who might still be alive. Pretending to be a tourist guide, he befriends his grandson Axel, in Israel to visit his sister Pia. The two men ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eytan Fox
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Knut Berger  •  Caroline Peters  •  Gideon Shemer

Eyal, an Israeli Mossad agent, is given the mission to track down and kill the very old Alfred Himmelman, an ex-Nazi officer, who might still be alive. Pretending to be a tourist guide, he befriends his grandson Axel, in Israel to visit his sister Pia. The two men ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eytan Fox
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Knut Berger  •  Caroline Peters  •  Gideon Shemer

Hello goodbye (2008)

French film icons Gérard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant star in this romantic comedy about a Parisian couple in their fifties who share a comfortable life, a beautiful home, a posh country club and a midlife crisis. Following a dream vacation to Israel where Alain ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Graham Guit
CAST:  Fanny Ardant  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Jean Benguigui  •  Lior Ashkenazi

French film icons Gérard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant star in this romantic comedy about a Parisian couple in their fifties who share a comfortable life, a beautiful home, a posh country club and a midlife crisis. Following a dream vacation to Israel where Alain ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Graham Guit
CAST:  Fanny Ardant  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Jean Benguigui  •  Lior Ashkenazi

Rabies (2010)

A brother and sister who run away from home find sanctuary in a deserted nature reserve. When the sister falls into the trap of a psychopathic killer, the brother sets out on a race against time to find help. In a twist of fate the rescue of the sister becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Navot Papushado  •  Aharon Keshales
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Ania Bukstein  •  Danny Geva  •  Yael Grobglas

A brother and sister who run away from home find sanctuary in a deserted nature reserve. When the sister falls into the trap of a psychopathic killer, the brother sets out on a race against time to find help. In a twist of fate the rescue of the sister becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Navot Papushado  •  Aharon Keshales
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Ania Bukstein  •  Danny Geva  •  Yael Grobglas

Eli & Ben (2008)

The life of the Yassif family becomes almost impossible when the father who is the city architect, is charged with taking bribes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ori Ravid
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Yuval Shevach  •  Tzahi Grad  •  Yael Hadar

The life of the Yassif family becomes almost impossible when the father who is the city architect, is charged with taking bribes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ori Ravid
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Yuval Shevach  •  Tzahi Grad  •  Yael Hadar

Big Bad Wolves (2013)

Tel Aviv, Israel. The twisted paths of three very different men brutally collide due to a chain of unspeakable murders: a grieving father who has been doomed to seek vengeance and a police detective who boldly crosses the narrow boundary between law and crime meet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Navot Papushado  •  Aharon Keshales
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Kais Nashif  •  Tzahi Grad  •  Dvir Benedek

Tel Aviv, Israel. The twisted paths of three very different men brutally collide due to a chain of unspeakable murders: a grieving father who has been doomed to seek vengeance and a police detective who boldly crosses the narrow boundary between law and crime meet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Navot Papushado  •  Aharon Keshales
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Kais Nashif  •  Tzahi Grad  •  Dvir Benedek

The Dune (2014)

Through the course of several accidents and chance encounters, Hanoch and Ruben will meet and each of them will have to face a page of his personal history, a page that they both need to turn for good.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yossi Aviram
CAST:  Niels Arestrup  •  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Guy Marchand  •  Emma de Caunes

Through the course of several accidents and chance encounters, Hanoch and Ruben will meet and each of them will have to face a page of his personal history, a page that they both need to turn for good.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yossi Aviram
CAST:  Niels Arestrup  •  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Guy Marchand  •  Emma de Caunes

Cupcakes (2013)

A group of friends in a Tel Aviv suburb get together to watch Universong, a Eurovision-like television song contest. They gather to watch and are depressed by the lifelessness of the Israeli entry, a parody of many recent offerings, a flashy, grating song about ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eytan Fox
CAST:  Ofer Shechter  •  Anat Waxman  •  Yael Bar-Zohar  •  Efrat Dor

A group of friends in a Tel Aviv suburb get together to watch Universong, a Eurovision-like television song contest. They gather to watch and are depressed by the lifelessness of the Israeli entry, a parody of many recent offerings, a flashy, grating song about ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eytan Fox
CAST:  Ofer Shechter  •  Anat Waxman  •  Yael Bar-Zohar  •  Efrat Dor

Salt of the Earth (2006)

They were four friends in heart and soul. Blood Brothers that were that were bound together by their army experience. They were good people and decent citizens. They had love, careers, hopes, a future - but they wanted more. And they wanted to commit the perfect ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uri Barbash
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Aki Avni  •  Lucy Dubinchik  •  Liat Glick

They were four friends in heart and soul. Blood Brothers that were that were bound together by their army experience. They were good people and decent citizens. They had love, careers, hopes, a future - but they wanted more. And they wanted to commit the perfect ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uri Barbash
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Aki Avni  •  Lucy Dubinchik  •  Liat Glick

Yossi (2012)

The sequel to "Yossi and Jagger" finds character Yossi (Ohad Knoller) leading a sad existence after losing his partner Jagger on the battlefield. A chance encounter with a middle-aged woman linked to his past shakes up his otherwise staid routine and sends him on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eytan Fox
CAST:  Ohad Knoller  •  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Orly Silbersatz  •  Oz Zehavi

The sequel to "Yossi and Jagger" finds character Yossi (Ohad Knoller) leading a sad existence after losing his partner Jagger on the battlefield. A chance encounter with a middle-aged woman linked to his past shakes up his otherwise staid routine and sends him on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eytan Fox
CAST:  Ohad Knoller  •  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Orly Silbersatz  •  Oz Zehavi

Ultimatum (2009)

A young French couple deals with ramifications of world events on their relationship as Saddam Hussein threatens to launch SCUD missiles on Israel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Tasma
CAST:  Gaspard Ulliel  •  Michel Boujenah  •  Anna Galiena  •  Jasmine Trinca

A young French couple deals with ramifications of world events on their relationship as Saddam Hussein threatens to launch SCUD missiles on Israel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Tasma
CAST:  Gaspard Ulliel  •  Michel Boujenah  •  Anna Galiena  •  Jasmine Trinca

Footnote (2011)

Jerusalem, Israel. Professors Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik, father and son, have dedicated their lives to the study of the Jewish scriptures. Eliezer is a stubborn and methodical scholar who has never been recognized for his work; Uriel is a rising star, someone ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Cedar
CAST:  Shlomo Bar-Aba  •  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Aliza Rosen  •  Yuval Scharf

Jerusalem, Israel. Professors Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik, father and son, have dedicated their lives to the study of the Jewish scriptures. Eliezer is a stubborn and methodical scholar who has never been recognized for his work; Uriel is a rising star, someone ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Cedar
CAST:  Shlomo Bar-Aba  •  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Aliza Rosen  •  Yuval Scharf

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

Sima Vaknin A Witch (2003)

Sima Vaknin is a widow who wants to build a small residantial unit in her backyard but meets a strong resistance from her neighbor Wasserman. Sima angry curses him and curse becomes true. The rumor spread quickly and suddenly mass pilgrims are at Sima's door to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dror Shaul
CAST:  Tikva Dayan  •  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Israel Damidov  •  Ami Smolartchik

Sima Vaknin is a widow who wants to build a small residantial unit in her backyard but meets a strong resistance from her neighbor Wasserman. Sima angry curses him and curse becomes true. The rumor spread quickly and suddenly mass pilgrims are at Sima's door to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dror Shaul
CAST:  Tikva Dayan  •  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Israel Damidov  •  Ami Smolartchik

Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer (2016)

A financial schemer finds himself in the middle of an international scandal after he becomes a political adviser to the new Prime Minister of Israel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Cedar
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Richard Gere  •  Michael Sheen  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg

A financial schemer finds himself in the middle of an international scandal after he becomes a political adviser to the new Prime Minister of Israel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Cedar
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Richard Gere  •  Michael Sheen  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg

Gift From Above (2003)

A story with a bit of despair: six or seven families who live in the same blocks that surround a parking lot. And they are all involved in each other’s lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dover Koshashvili
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Moni Moshonov  •  Dover Koshashvili  •  Rami Heuberger

A story with a bit of despair: six or seven families who live in the same blocks that surround a parking lot. And they are all involved in each other’s lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dover Koshashvili
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Moni Moshonov  •  Dover Koshashvili  •  Rami Heuberger

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

7 Days in Entebbe (2018)

In 1976, four hijackers take over an Air France airplane en route from Tel Aviv to Paris and force it to land in Entebbe, Uganda. With 248 passengers on board, one of the most daring rescue missions ever is set in motion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Padilha
CAST:  Rosamund Pike  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Eddie Marsan  •  Lior Ashkenazi

In 1976, four hijackers take over an Air France airplane en route from Tel Aviv to Paris and force it to land in Entebbe, Uganda. With 248 passengers on board, one of the most daring rescue missions ever is set in motion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Padilha
CAST:  Rosamund Pike  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Eddie Marsan  •  Lior Ashkenazi

Foxtrot (2017)

Michael and Daphna receive terrible news about their soldier son, who serves in a desolate checkpoint in the middle of nowhere.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Samuel Maoz
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Sarah Adler  •  Yonaton Shiray  •  Shira Haas

Michael and Daphna receive terrible news about their soldier son, who serves in a desolate checkpoint in the middle of nowhere.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Samuel Maoz
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Sarah Adler  •  Yonaton Shiray  •  Shira Haas

Shelter (2017)

Naomi, an Israeli Mossad agent, is sent to Germany to protect Mona, a Lebanese informant recovering from plastic surgery to assume her new identity. Together for two weeks in a quiet apartment in Hamburg, the relationship that develops between the two women is soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eran Riklis
CAST:  Neta Riskin  •  Golshifteh Farahani  •  Yehuda Almagor  •  Doraid Liddawi

Naomi, an Israeli Mossad agent, is sent to Germany to protect Mona, a Lebanese informant recovering from plastic surgery to assume her new identity. Together for two weeks in a quiet apartment in Hamburg, the relationship that develops between the two women is soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eran Riklis
CAST:  Neta Riskin  •  Golshifteh Farahani  •  Yehuda Almagor  •  Doraid Liddawi
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