Amos Gitai: Exile and Atonement
Amos Gitai is the most well-known Israeli filmmaker of all time. This volume considers several films Gitai directed while living in France during the 1980s, then two other films made after he returned to live in Israel in the mid-1990s. The films include the "Exile" and "Golem" films (Esther, Berlin Jerusalem, Birth of a Golem, Golem: The Spirit of Exile, and Golem: The Petrified Garden), and the "Atonement" films (War Memories and Kippur).
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