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Yitzhak Rabin – A Biography

Directed by: Ben Shani
100 Minutes, 2004

A two-part documentary film that tells the life story of the former Israeli Prime Minister and Nobel Laureate, Yitzhak Rabin. The documentary offers interviews with Rabin’s fellow politicians and family members. Their insights along with historic film footage offers a history of modern Israel through Rabin’s biography. Part I of Rabin describes Rabin’s childhood in Israel, his military service that began at sixteen, and the roots of his rivalry with Shimon Peres. Part II follows the politician from an upsetting lull in his career, to the height of his popularity, ending with his shocking assassination.


Director: Ben Shani

Cast: Yitzhak Rabin