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Three Days and a Child (1967)

Shlosha Yamim Veyeled (original title)
| Drama | 1967 (Israel)
Based on a short story by Abraham B. Jehoshua, the movie follows Eli (Oded Kotler) taking care of an old girlfriend's child for three days. He wants him to get hurt, he worries about him. ... See full summary »

Director:

Uri Zohar

Writers:

Dahn Ben Amotz (as Dan Ben-Amotz), Avraham B. Yehoshua (book) (as Abraham B. Jehoshua) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast overview:
Oded Kotler ... Eli
Shai Oshorov Shai Oshorov ... Shuy
Judith Solé Judith Solé ... Noa
Misha Asherov ... Shuy's Father
Illi Gorlitzky ... Zvi
Germaine Unikovsky ... Yael (as Jermain Unikovsky)
Stella Ivni Stella Ivni ... Neighbor
David Baruch David Baruch ... Neighbor's Husband
Shoshana Duer ... Yael's Mother (as Shoshana Doar)
Nissan Yatir Nissan Yatir ... Yael's Father
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Based on a short story by Abraham B. Jehoshua, the movie follows Eli (Oded Kotler) taking care of an old girlfriend's child for three days. He wants him to get hurt, he worries about him. Will the child survive the three days? Will Eli? Written by Jonathan <jrd@netvision.net.il>

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Winner Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Award See more »

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Mawkish Plot Works Against Poignant Reflections on Lost Love
16 February 2020 | by jfrentzen-942-204211See all my reviews

This slow-paced Israeli import focuses on a young teacher (Oded Kotler) who takes charge of his former sweetheart's child for three days. Memories of their youthful romance on the kibbutz continually crop up and act as a depressing contrast to his current love affair. Though the nostalgia of lost love has touching moments, the failure to insert this theme into a more gripping plot makes the resulting movie quite maudlin.


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Country:

Israel

Language:

Hebrew

Release Date:

1967 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Not Mine to Love See more »

Filming Locations:

Jerusalem, Israel

Company Credits

Production Co:

A. Deshe, Amatsia Hiuni See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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