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Metamorphosis of a Melody

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Director  Amos Gitai
Writer  Amos Gitai
Cinematography  Amos Gitai
Country  Israel
5.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Music director  Markus Stockhausen
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Language  Hebrew
Metamorphosis of a Melody Metamorphosis of a Melody 1996
Release date  (Israel) 1996
Cast  Ronit Elkabetz, Samuel Fuller, Ilan Moscovitch, Enrico Lo Verso, Jerome Koenig
Similar movies  Related 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.

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Plot

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.

Cast

  • Ronit Elkabetz
  • Samuel Fuller as Flavius (narrator)
  • Efratia Gitai as Memory Holder
  • Masha Itkina as Nightingale
  • Jerome Koenig as Emperor Titus
  • Enrico Lo Verso as Defender of Masada
  • Ilan Mosovitch
  • Shuli Rand as The Cantor
  • Hanna Schygulla as Spirit of Exile
  • References

    Metamorphosis of a Melody Wikipedia
    Metamorphosis of a Melody IMDb


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