Kuni Lemel in Tel Aviv

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Kuni Lemel in Tel Aviv ★★½ 1977

The bungling folk-hero of the shtetl of 100 years ago is updated to the present. Grandpa Kuni is now 80 and living in Brooklyn. Anxious to see the family line continue, he offers $5 million to the first of his twin grandsons to marry a nice Jewish girl and settle in Israel. However, the grandsons have plans of their own which conflict with Grandpa's. In Hebrew with English subtitles. 90m/C VHS, DVD . IS Mike Burstyn, Mandy Rice-Davies; D: Joel Silberg.