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The Ballad of the Weeping Spring - trailer with subtitles

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Published on Sep 23, 2012

http://www.israelifilms.co.il/40420/t...
A Film by: Benny Toraty (Israel, 2012, 105 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles, Cast: Uri Gavriel, Dudu Tassa, Nir Levy, Adar Gold, Ishtar, Yigal Adika)
Nominated for 9 Israeli Oscars (Ophir Awards) including Best Film 2012
Winner of 4 Israeli Oscars 2012

Twenty years ago Yosef Tawila and Avram Mufradi were tar musicians with The Turquoise Ensemble.

On the way to the premier of their composition The
Weeping Springtime Symphony, a dreadful accident took place which killed two of the band members.
Tawila, his lover Margaret and Mufradi survived. However, Tawila, who had been behind the wheel, was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to several years in prison. Upon his release he moved to the north, opened an alehouse and longed for his former life

The story opens with the arrival of Amram, Avram Mufradi's son, who reports that his father is dying of lung cancer. He offers Tawila the musical notations for The Weeping Springtime Symphony. Tawila understands that his old friend wishes to hear the piece they both composed, before he leaves to meet his maker. Tawila comes to a decision, to journey to his past, to reunite the group of unique musicians, to grant the last wishes of his good friend and perhaps heal his own tortured soul.

AWARDS, FESTIVALS & SCREENNINGS

Winner of 4 Israeli Oscars 2012

Nominated for 9 Israeli Oscars (Ophir Awards) including Best Film 2012

Jerusalem International Film Festival 2012 - Winner of Best Music Award

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