GenreDrama Music directorPhilippe Sarde CountryIsrael
Release dateOctober 17, 2010 (2010-10-17) (Toronto International Film FestivalTIFF) WriterAmir Gutfreund (novel), Avi Nesher (screenplay) CastAdir Miller (Yankele Bride), Maya Dagan (Clara Epstein), Tuval Shafir (Arik Burstein), Dror Keren (Meir the Librarian), Dov Navon (Yozi Burstein), Yarden Bar-Kochba (Nili Burstein) Similar moviesLife of Pi, Sexual Chronicles of a French Family, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Cashback, Powder
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The Matchmaker (Hebrew: פעם הייתי, lit. "Once I Was") is a 2010 Israeli film written, directed and produced by Avi Nesher, based on the novel When Heroes Fly by award-winning author Amir Gutfreund. It premiered as an official selection at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival and later that year won the Silver Plaque award at the Chicago International Film Festival. It received seven nominations for Israel’s Ophir Awards in 2010, including Best Picture, where Adir Miller also won in the Best Actor category and Maya Dagan won in the Best Actress category.