A large family travels through Israel by bus to attend a young man’s graduation from army training. The film explores the sharp contrast between the expatriates’ views of Israel and the reality.


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Green Fields

A Film by: Isaac Zepel Yeshurun

(Israel, 1989, 88 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles, cast: Amit Lior, Lia Dultzkaya, Sharon Hacohen)

Shmuel Braverman has not been in Israel for 10 years.  After having served in the Six Day War and        the War of Attrition he suffered from attrition himself and left his wife and Israel behind.  

He has a new life in America complete with family and business, and takes his new wife on a trip to Israel to celebrate his son Rami's completion of basic army training.

Shmuel's embittered father wants to be on good terms with him for this occasion, but his intentions    are put to the test when the whole family gets stuck in a cramped supply minivan on their way to the ceremony.