Akiva and Shulem Shtisel, father and son, sit on a little balcony overlooking streets of the Geula neighborhood of Jerusalem. A year has passed since the mother died. All the other children have left the nest, and only Shulam and Akiva remain - quarreling, making up, and laughing about themselves and the rest of the world. All will change when Akiva meets Elisheva.
Runtime: 60 minutes
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Dov Glickman (Hebrew: דב גליקמן, also known as Doval'e Glickman) is an Israeli film, television and theatre actor.
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Glickman was born in Tel Aviv. He began his career at the Israel Defense Forces's Naval Entertainment troupe. During the early 1970s he was a member of the Haifa Theatre company, where he played a variety of roles. In 1977, he made his first film appearance in Judd Ne'eman's Paratroopers. For a period of twenty years between 1978 - 1998, Glickman starred, alongside Moni Moshonov, Shlomo Baraba and Gidi Gov in Israel's longest running television show, the weekly satirical show Zehu-Ze. In 1995, he starred in Efrayim Kishon's TV comedy Sipurey Efraim. In 2013, he played in the internationally acclaimed film Big Bad Wolves for which he won the Best Actor award at the Fantasporto festival. During the years, he appeared in numerous notable theatre productions, as well as films. In 2013, he was cast in the lead role of TV drama Shtisel, as the somber, wry, and charismatic Rabbi Sholem Shtisel, for which he won The Israeli Academy Award for Best Actor, during two consecutive seasons. During the 1990s, he revived his Zehu-Ze character, Shaul, the flower salesmen in a Yellow Pages ad campaign, where he coined the term “wa-wa-wi-wa” later used by Sacha Baron Cohen. The campaign went on to become a TV series in 2002, written and created by Glickman. In 2016, he played the minister of commerce in Josef Cedar's Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer.
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