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The Beetle

Directed by Yishai Orian

Israel | 55 minutes | 2008

Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles

Yishai Orian, the director of the movie and the owner of an old Volkswagen beetle is about to become a father. His mechanic says that the car will not last long, while his wife complains that the car is unsuitable for a baby. Attempting to keep his beloved car, Yishai goes on a journey that begins with the previous owners of the beetle, continues to Jordan to renovate the old car, and ends with the birth of his first child. The exciting, funny, sad, and intimate memories of the beetle's previous owners blend with the director's personal story.
Foreign Title Hachipusheet
Director Yishai Orian
Countries of Production Israel
Year of Presentation 2008
Language(s) Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles
Premiere Status
Runtime 55 minutes
Principal Cast Yishai Orian
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