GenreDrama Music directorMarkus Stockhausen Duration LanguageHebrew
1996 CastRonit Elkabetz, Samuel Fuller, Ilan Moscovitch, Enrico Lo Verso, Jerome Koenig Similar moviesRelated Amos Gitai movies
Milim (Hebrew מילים "words"), English title Metamorphosis of a Melody is a 1996 Israeli drama film by Amos Gitai. The film starring Ronit Elkabetz and Samuel Fuller is based on The Jewish War by Josephus. It is a cinematic realisation of stage-based productions by Gitai.
The film follows Jewish resistance as they face a series of challenges against the Romans. Chronicling the capture of Jerusalem by the Seleucid ruler Antiochus IV Epiphanes in 164 BC to the fall and destruction of Jerusalem in the First Jewish-Roman War in AD 70.