Amos Gitai

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Amos Gitai

Israeli auteur filmmaker add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1950.

Countries: Israel (50%), Italy (19%), France (13%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Barbara Hendricks, Bernardo Bertolucci, Cannes Film Festival

Linked to: Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, University of California, Berkeley, Arte, Israel Museum

 

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Amos Gitai was born in 1950 add something


1973

The 1973 Yom Kippur War interrupted his architecture studies as he was called up to reserve service as part of a helicopter rescue crew add something


1979

In 1979 he directed his first full-length Israeli film, "Home" add something


1992

Bernardo Bertolucci - His only experience as an actor was in the film Golem-The Spirit of Exile directed by Amos Gitai in 1992.


1993

In 1993, after Yitzhak Rabin's victory in the elections and the Oslo Accords, Gitati returned to Israel and continued his career add something


1996

Ronit Elkabetz - In 1996 she starred in Amos Gitai's "Metamorphosis of a Melody"


 

Cannes Film Festival - Between 1999 and 2011 seven of his films were entered in the Cannes Film Festival for the Golden Palm award as well as the Venice Film Festival for the Golden Lion award add something


2000

Yom Kippur War - "Kippur" was Israel's first large-scale cinematic depiction of the considerably difficult and traumatic Yom Kippur War of 1973 add something


2002

Moni Moshonov - In 2002 he starred in Amos Gitai's "Kedma"


2005

Free Zone (film) - "'Free Zone"' is a 2005 film directed by Amos Gitai


2007

Barbara Hendricks - In 2007, she appeared in the film "Disengagement" by Amos Gitai and starring Juliette Binoche


2008

In 2008 Amos Gitai receives the Leopard of Honor at Locarno International Film Festival add something


2015

In September 2015, his latest film, "Rabin, the Last Day", will have its world premiere at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival add something


2016

In July 2016, a 540-page book on Amos Gitai was published by Galerie Enrico Navarra and Sébastien Moreu add something


2017

In 2017, Amos Gitai returns to the occupied territories for the first time since his 1982 documentary "Field Diary" add something


2018

In 2018, Amos Gitai has been elected professor at the chair of artistic creation at the Collège de France, with a series of 12 lessons on cinema add something

 

On October 8th 2018, the Philharmonie de Paris presents "Yitzhak Rabin Chronicle of an Assassination" created in Avignon in 2016, with Barbara Hendricks, Yael Abecassis, Sarah Adler, Gavriel Lipkind , Edna Stern add something

 

On October 8, 2018, the Philharmonie de Paris presents "Yitzhak Rabin Chronicle of an Assassination" created in Avignon in 2016, with Barbara Hendricks, Yael Abecassis, Sarah Adler, Gavriel Lipkind , Edna Stern add something