A hotel porter meets a beautiful girl at the hotel and pretends to be a rich man. With the help of his friends at work, he manages to take her on a tour of Israel. The porter describes himself as a well-to-do businessman and all the time tries to avoid revealing his true work.
King for a Day
A Film by: Assi Dayan
(Israel, 1980, 88 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles, cast: Gabi Amrani, Mosko Alkalai, Yosef Shiloach, Rivka Michaeli)
A star studded classic about a lowly porter whose life suddenly depends on successfully masquerading as a millionaire – for one day. Joseph has left his wife and daughter in America and is reduced to carrying guests' luggage at a hotel. His letters to his daughter, however, tell a different story, and when she shows up, he panics. His loyal friends come through for him and attempt the perfect cover-up in this heartwarming comedy of love and family.