Director Amos Gitai
Artistic cast Liron Levo, Tomer Ruso, Uri Ran Klauzner, Yoram Hattab


It is the 6th of October 1973, Yom Kippur is celebrated in Haifa. It is the day on which Syrian and Egyptian armed forces declare war on Israel. Close friends Amos and Uzi find themselves thrown into a hell of blood and death. The two must hurry to the headquarters where they will be assigned to a rescue group. The film is an autobiographical story of what happened to the director during the first days of the war.


Festival di Cannes: In Concorso

Toronto international film festival: Contemporary World Cinema

Premio Unesco 2000 per la pace


Variety magazine considered Kippur one of the most important films of the decade.

Technical cast

Story: Amos Gitai, Marie José Sanselme
Screenplay: Amos Gitai, Marie José Sanselme
Cinematography: Renato Berta
Editor: Monica Coleman, Kobi Netanel
Production designer: Miguel Mirkin
Costume designer: Laura Dinulesco
Music: Jan Garbarek
Co-production: Italia Francia (Agav Films) Israele (MP Productions)
Italian distribution: medusa film
International sales: France Televisions Distribution
Year: 2000



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