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King of Beggars

Directed by: Uri Paster
98 Minutes, 2005

Based on the character of Fishke der Krumer (Fishke the Lame) created by the great Hebrew and Yiddish writer Mendele Mocher Sforim, the film follows the adventures of Fishke from humble bathhouse attendant in a 16th century Russian shtetl to becoming the leader of a fighting brigade of Jewish outcasts.


Director: Uri Paster

Producer: Gregory Beckerman

Producer: Yaniv Hamama

Producer: Uri Paster

Producer: Sharon Shamir

Producer: Shahar Sorek

Cast: Shahar Sorek

Cast: Mosko Alkalai

Cast: Amos Lavi

Cast: Ruby Porat Shoval

Cast: Gediminas Storpirstis

Cast: Gili Saar

Cast: Sigi Hazma

Cast: Chaim Zanati

Cast: Itay Barnea

Cast: Vytautas Rumsas

Cast: Yehuda Fuchs

Cast: Ruth Geller

Cast: Lea Koenig

Cast: Agne Kudreviciute

Cast: Zare Vartanian

Cast: Shmuel Wolf

Writer: Uri Paster

Writer: Mendele Mocher Sforim

Original music: Dedduy Tzur

Cinematographer: Amnon Solomon

Cinematographer: Yossi Wein

Editor: Carmelo Casalenuovo

Editor: Marc Jakubowicz

Editor: Esther P. Russell