Amos Gitai was born in Haifa on October 11, 1950, to a Bauhaus-trained architect and the daughter of Zionist pioneers. But he was born as a filmmaker on the same day 23 years later, when he was one of seven soldiers in a helicopter shot down while flying rescue missions over Syria during the... More >>>
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There was a lot of anger in me, coming out of that war. . . . I distilled that anger into cinema.