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The hangman presented by Yes Satellite Television ; Pardes Television production ; Gesher Multicultural Film Fund ; written & directed by Netalie Braun ; co-director, Avigail Sperber ; produced by Netalie Braun & Avigail Sperber ; co-producer, Sigal Yehuda

Publication | Library Call Number: DVD-0543

The life of Shalom, the Nazi major officer Adolf Eichmann's hangman, turned ritual slaughterer, encapsulates the story of Israel from the perspective of the "other"- the marginalized Sephardi prison warden who is forced to do the dirty work of hanging the arch enemy and thus to carry a national burden that dramatically shaped his life. His job in the abattoir, together with his memories of his past, create a fascinating and complex portrait. His voice, yet unheard, from the edge of Israel's historical events, reveals new insights through his unique perspective. Shalom's clear, alternative voice from the margins of society carries a deeply humanistic universal message.

Variant Title
Talyan
תליין
Format
Projected medium
Published
[Israel] : Go2Films, [2010]
Language
Hebrew
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Record last modified: 2013-09-13 13:19:00
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