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The Matchmaker

Directed by: Avi Nesher
118 Minutes, 2010

In 1968 Haifa, a teenage boy gets a summer job with a Holocaust survivor who makes ends meet by brokering marriages and smuggling goods. Throughout the summer, the mysterious matchmaker takes the boy on a dangerous coming of age ride into the deepest underbelly of Haifa.

Credits

Director: Avi Nesher

Producer: Avi Nesher

Producer: Dudi Zilber

Producer: Avraham Pirchi

Producer: Tami Leon

Producer: Chilik Michaeli

Producer: Eviatar Dotan

Cast: Adir Miller

Cast: Maya Dagan

Cast: Tuval Shafir

Cast: Dror Keren

Cast: Dov Navon

Cast: Yarden Bar-Kochba

Cast: Neta Porat

Cast: Bat-el Papura

Cast: Kobi Faraj

Cast: Tom Gal

Cast: Eyal Shechter

Cast: Eli Yatzpan

Cinematographer: Michel Abramowicz

Editor: Isaac Sehayek

Writer: Avi Nesher

Writer: Amir Gutfreund

Original music: Philippe Sarde