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United King Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 210 works in 258 publications in 3 languages and 5,751 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
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 )
5 editions published in 2012 in Hebrew and English and held by 652 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Hebrew and held by 509 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
Avivah ahuvati Aviva my love ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Hebrew and held by 285 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
ha-Sodot The secrets ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Hebrew and held by 275 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
Footnote ( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Hebrew and English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
"Footnote is the tale of a great rivalry between a father and son. Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are both eccentric professors, who have dedicated their lives to their work in Talmudic Studies. The father, Eliezer, is a stubborn purist who fears the establishment and has never been recognized for his work. Meanwhile his son, Uriel, is an up-and-coming star in the field, who appears to feed on accolades, endlessly seeking recognition. Then one day, the tables turn. When Eliezer learns that he is to be awarded the Israel Prize, the most valuable honor for scholarship in the country, his vanity and desperate need for validation are exposed. His son, Uriel, is thrilled to see his father's achievements finally recognized but, in a darkly funny twist, is forced to choose between the advancement of his own career and his father's. Will he sabotage his father's glory?"--distributor website
Sallah Shabati ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Hebrew and held by 228 libraries worldwide
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
Yossi ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Hebrew and held by 205 libraries worldwide
The film follows Yossi, now a fully qualified doctor, ten years after the death of his longtime companion.. After a mishap at work which almost results in the death of his patient, Yossi is pressured into taking a vacation. His mundane and lonely life takes a turn for the better when he is united with a young openly gay soldier by the name of Tom (Oz Zehavi); and after the many years of pining over the loss of his former lover, Yossi finally begins to regain a sense of hope
Levanon Lebanon by Shmuliḳ Maʻoz( visu )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Hebrew and held by 198 libraries worldwide
A hard-hitting film about the Lebanon war. Based on a true story about a crew within a tank
The bubble by Eytan Fox( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Hebrew and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Three young Israelis, two guys, Yali and Noam, and a girl, Lulu, share an apartment in Tel Aviv's hippest neighborhood. Noam meets and falls in love with a Palestinian man and he and his friends conspire to help Ashraf stay on in Tel Aviv illegally
Hello goodbye ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 143 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
Mesukenet Dangerous acts ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Hebrew and held by 129 libraries worldwide
A beautiful actress loses her entire family in a horrific accident. Three years later, the man who caused the accident is released from prison, and shows up on the woman's doorstep, begging for forgiveness. Includes bonus interviews and music clips
The matchmaker ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Hebrew and held by 125 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
Etsba elohim Out of the blue ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Hebrew and held by 118 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 116 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
Shnat efes Year zero ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Hebrew and held by 105 libraries worldwide
This film takes us into the world of strangers whose lives change forever when they finally meet: a young mother with a 10-year-old tries to make ends meet after she's fired; a blind man's seeing-eye dog is killed by a hit-and-run driver; a married couple in their 40s fight over an unplanned pregnancy; a radio producer faces his past as he creates a historical radio program about his father; an unethical businessman is forced to come home to Israel to take care of his aging dad. They'll have a chance to change, a new starting place-- a year zero
Bruriah Beruryah ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Hebrew and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Over 1,000 years ago, Rabbi Meir tested the marriage vows of his wife, Bruriah, with a game of cruel temptation that pushed her to suicide. Modern-day Bruriah provokes her own husband with a quest to find the only remaining copy of her father's book that may have survived. The book about the ancient Bruriah is so heretical, it resulted in her family's excommunication years ago. How far will Bruriah risk temptation to seek her father's memory? How much will her husband risk to test her loyalty?
Zohi Sedom ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Hebrew and held by 96 libraries worldwide
At the dawn of monotheism, God tries to recruit tough negotiator Abraham as his first customer. Old Abraham refuses unless God rescues his nephew, Lot, from Sodom, about to be obliterated due to its residents' never-ending sins. Will God give in?
Rak klavim ratzim hofshi Wild dogs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in Hebrew and held by 89 libraries worldwide
A successful lawyer's life falls apart when his wife, a social worker, is brutally assaulted by a gang. A riveting drama that tests the limits of justice and morality in an apocalyptic society
ha-miḳlat The shelter ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in Hebrew and held by 84 libraries worldwide
When Israel is attacked by a nuclear missile, an 11-year-old boy and his father take shelter in an underground bunker. They must adjust to a new way of life in their cramped underground quarters, and emotionally deal with the death of the boy's mother six months earlier. Soon the boy realizes that his father has been keeping some secrets in the underground shelter that are too terrible to tell
There were nights Haiu leilot ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in Hebrew and held by 83 libraries worldwide
After a short prison term and losing his wife to cancer, a man uses his young daughter, an only child, as his emotional crutch. At 25, she is about to begin her life, but she must overcome the grip of her father's desperate loneliness and sense of loss
 
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controlled identity Globus-United (Firm)

United Kings Films (Firm)
Yunaiṭed Ḳing (Firm)
Languages
Hebrew (36)
French (3)
English (2)
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