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2008-07-31 15:00:41

By HANNAH BROWN In a year when there just hasn't been much buzz about new Israeli releases, the nominees for the Ophir Awards, which were announced Tuesday at a press conference in Tel Aviv, were a predictable bunch. Leading the pack were Reshef Levy's Lost Islands, a star- packed, crowd-pleasing comedy-drama about the ups and downs of a close-knit family in the Eighties, and 7 Days, directed by siblings Ronit Elkabetz and Shlomi Elkabetz, a somber look at a Moroccan family...

2008-07-11 09:00:40

By Joan Dupont Summer in the city is not all about light entertainment. Israeli cinema has been captivating Paris audiences, especially with the release of two films that made their debuts in Cannes. "Vals im Bashir" (Waltz with Bashir), Ari Folman's bold animated documentary, towered over the Cannes competition - and is stirring new audiences. Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz's "Shiva" (The Seven Days), which opened the Critics' Week, has since been shown at the Israeli film festival in Marseille...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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