Cup Final

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Cup Final ★★½ G'mar Giviya 1992

The similarities and contraditions in war and sports, where passions and competition run high, are depicted in this emotional drama. Set in 1982 during Israel's invasion of Lebanon. Cohen is an Israeli soldier passionately interested in the World Cup soccer tournament. When he is taken prisoner by the PLO he discovers his captor Ziad shares his interest in the Italian national team. This common interest brings the two antagonists reluctantly together. In Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles. 107m/C VHS, DVD . IS Moshe Ivgi, Muhamad Bakri, Suheil Haddad; D: Eran Riklis; W: Eyal Halfon; M: Raviv Gazil.