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United King Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 271 works in 344 publications in 4 languages and 8,089 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  War films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Crime films  Historical films  Romance films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about United King Films (Firm)
Publications by United King Films (Firm)
Most widely held works by United King Films (Firm)
Heʻarat shulayim = Footnote ( visu )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. When both men learn that Eliezer will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak
Bufor = Beaufort by Joseph Cedar( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Hebrew and held by 516 libraries worldwide
A young group of Israeli soldiers must try to survive before they are pulled out of Lebanon, and protect a fortress that is sacred to both Israelis and Arabs alike
ha-Sodot = The secrets ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Hebrew and held by 324 libraries worldwide
After her mother dies, Naomi, the studious daughter of a prominent orthodox rabbi, begs to postpone her expected marriage for a year so she can study at a women's religious seminary. Once there, she and her new friend, Michelle, a free-spirited and headstrong student, explore the complexities of a religious lifestyle in a vibrant environment of rebellion and desire as they befriend a mysterious, ailing, older woman, Anouk. In the hopes of easing her suffering, Naomi and Michelle secretly lead her through a forbidden series of Kabalistic cleansing rituals
Mitah ṭovah = The farewell party ( visu )
2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Hebrew and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Tackling an extremely sensitive issue in a vibrant, humorous way, this is the story of Yehezkel and his wife Levana. Well into their 70s, they are living contented lives inside a Jerusalem retirement home. But they are shocked when their dear friend Max falls prey to an irreversible illness. Looking to escape a slow, painful death, Max asks Yehezkel for help to end his suffering
Avivah ahuvati = Aviva my love ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Hebrew and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Aviva is a poor cook at a local Tiberias hotel whose big dream is about to come true. Through her sister, Anita, she meets Oded, a famous write who promises he'll make Aviva a great writer too. But Aviva's big break starts to affect her family, and not necessarily in a good way. Aviva's future begins to alternate between despair and hope
Sallah Shabati by Ephraim Kishon( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in Hebrew and held by 245 libraries worldwide
In 1949, a Yemenite Jewish family that was flown to Israel during "Operation Magic Carpet", a clandestine operation that flew 49,000 Yemenite Jews to Israel the year after the state was formed, is forced to move to a government settlement camp in Israel, not realizing the challenges that lie on the horizon for new immigrants. Sallah, the family patriarch with a permanent scowl, discovers the hard way that Israeli bureaucracy could keep his family out of a permanent home for years -- and he vows to fight it...his way. His aversion to hard work and socialist values soon make him a deviant in the eyes of kibbutz leaders and government officials. The sharp, often hilarious satire that became the most successful film in Israeli history is about new immigrants Sallah and his family, who are left in a shack near their promised apartment and are abandoned for months
Big bad wolves by Aharon Keshales( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in Hebrew and held by 242 libraries worldwide
A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings; a religious studies teacher arrested and released due to a police blunder
Lebanon = Levanon by Shmuliḳ Maʻoz( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Hebrew and held by 227 libraries worldwide
In 1982, during the First Lebanon War, a tank manned by a novice crew of Israeli soldiers is led into a town previously bombed by the air force. The situation spins out of control, testing the mental toughness of the men inside a confined space with only the lens of a periscopic gun sight to see the madness outside
I'yim avudim = Lost islands ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in Hebrew and held by 221 libraries worldwide
The Levis are a large, fun-loving family in early 1980s Israel. The father advises his children every day on the importance of fulfilling their dreams, while his wife preaches absolute family loyalty. Their summer holiday is usually filled with dances, flirting, and the playful hijinks, but this summer the family's idyllic life is shattered when twin brothers Erez and Ofer fall in love with the same girl
Cupcakes by Eytan Fox( visu )
2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Hebrew and held by 219 libraries worldwide
"When a group of friends in Tel Aviv gather to watch Universong, they are less than impressed by the Israeli entry. Believing that they can do better, they create and record their own song on a mobile phone. Little do they know, their performance is seen by the Universong judges and soon they are thrown into the spotlight as Israel's next official entry."--Container
Hunting elephants ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in Hebrew and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Sir Patrick Stewart co-stars in this funny, heartwarming caper film about a precocious twelve-year-old boy who conspires with three senior citizens to rob a bank in order to save himself and his mother from losing their house
Yossi ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Hebrew and held by 213 libraries worldwide
The sequel to Yossi & Jagger finds the closeted Dr. Yossi Hoffman reminiscing about his lover ten years after his death. However, as he encounters a group of young soldiers, one of them, Tom, reignites his romantic feelings
Bubble by Eytan Fox( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and Hebrew and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Set in a doll factory on the Ohio/West Virginia border, the film tells the story of Martha and Kyle, coworkers who have formed an unlikely friendship. But when the pretty Rose arrives, hidden emotions surface, culminating in an unspeakable tragedy
Tikkun ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in Hebrew and held by 166 libraries worldwide
After dying for 40 minutes, a Jewish religious scholar is revived. After he comes back to life, suddenly feeling strange, and he suspects God is testing him
The matchmaker ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Hebrew and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Arik is at loose ends one summer when he gets a job offer from a mysterious old friend of his father's named Yankele Bride. Bride, a Holocaust survivor, makes his living as a matchmaker, uniting luckless souls. He hires Arik to scout potential clients throughout the bustling port city. Arik is intrigued by Brides's line of work. The diverse characters he meets on the job open his eyes to a world of wonder, pain and longing, offering him glimpses into unspeakable darkness and the depths of human love. There is Clara, a beautiful, fragile woman whom Bride loves from afar; Sylvia, a survivor of Josef Mengele's Nazi experiments who yearns for a husband; and Meir, a librarian, whose search for love leads him to commit an extraordinary act of malice. Even Arik falls in love for the first time, a development that brings surprising consequences
Hello goodbye ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Alain is a successful doctor in his mid-fifties who has been married to Gisele most of his adult life. Looking for a change and eager to embrace their Jewish heritage, they decide to pull up stakes and move from Paris to Tel Aviv
Pelaʼot ( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Hebrew and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Arnav is a graffiti artist and bartender, who lives near the Old City of Jerusalem. Wearing a mask, he paints walls at night and hopes that Vax, his former girlfriend, will come back to him. But when Arnav sees a mysterious stranger forced into an abandoned apartment, he becomes involved with a hard-boiled investigator and the mysterious captive himself
Ha-Ḳayits shel Aviyah = The summer of Aviya by Gila Almagor( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Hebrew and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Presents Gila Almagor's autobiographical film, based on her book, about a Holocaust survivor who immigrates with her daughter to the newly founded Israeli state. Aviya is a spunky 10 old year girl who, like her mother, is a survivor in the face of persecution
Etsba elohim = Out of the blue ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Hebrew and held by 119 libraries worldwide
"[A] dramatic comedy about failed loves and the friendships that survive them. It's Cinderella in reverse, with two grungy friends--Shabtai and Israel--seeking their 'princess' and a beat-up table standing in for Cinderella's famed glass slipper."--Container
ha-Kokhavim shel Shelomi = Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi by Shemi Zarhin( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hebrew and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Shlomi lives with his restless mother, his soldier brother, and their ill grandfather. Although not doing well in school, Shlomi is a gifted cook and takes care of most household chores. One day, the school's principal finds out Shlomi is actually a genius and tries to get him into a more suitable curriculum. However, Shlomi is more interested in taking care of his family and his new love interest, the beautiful girl next door
 
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United Kings Films (Firm)
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יוניטד קינג (הפקת סרטים)
יונייטד קינג (הפקת סרטים)
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סרטי יונייטד קינג (Firm)
Languages
Hebrew (49)
French (4)
English (2)
Spanish (1)
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