Topol stars in this Oscar-nominated look at the adventures of a family of Oriental Jews who have immigrated to the newly formed state of Israel in 1949. Comedy and drama mix as a father searches for suitable housing while attempting to marry off hisdaughter (Geula Noni). 105 min. Standard; Soundtracks: Hebrew Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround stereo; Subtitles: English, French, Hebrew; featurette. In Hebrew with English subtitles.
In this sharp hilarious satire Sallah the immigrant (Topol Fiddler on the Roof) pokes fun at Israeli government and social systems through his apparent stupidity and antics as he struggles to get an apartment that his family was promised.