The Matchmaker

The Matchmaker
Show More

Comments (4)

Anonymous picture
Toral

One of the best movies I watched this year on Kanopy. Am sure would watch it again in a few years. The characters are so well written and film is well scripted. The movie grips you and teaches you some great life lessons especially if you are looking to get married or finding a partner.

Anonymous picture
Kez

Great film, the characters are all affected by the Holocaust in some way. A quiet lens on getting on with the business of living after the war and how the subsequent generation had to seek answers from a generation who couldn't or didn't want to talk about it. Beautifully done.

Anonymous picture
PJ

A really, really fine film..plot reminds me of the great lyric from Warren Zevon:
"they say love conquers all,
you can't start it like a car
and you can't stop it with a gun.."--Searching For A Heart

Anonymous picture
Thembi

BRAVO!!! Don't miss this gem

Related videos

Rage And Glory - Za'am V'Tehilah
An avowed anarchist and Stern Gang hitman is sent to Jerusalem to assassinate a senior British officer creating much tension within the already troubled cell and almost bringing its collapse, as the British operatives close in. Winner of Best Foreign Film at the Portland Festival of World Cinema.
Sheikh Jackson
A devout imam starts to question both his faith and his own values upon hearing the news of Michael Jackson's death. Having discovered the King of Pop at a young age, Ahmad's teenage years were heavily influenced by Jackson's music and fashion - much to the chagrin of his conservative…
Off White Lies
After years of living apart from her dad, Libby, an introverted yet sharp-witted teenager, is sent to live with him is Israel. Her arrival coincides with the outbreak of the second Lebanon war. Finally in a 'normal' household, Shaul and Libby begin to build their father-daughter relationship, but their false…
Silent Waters - Khamosh Pani
Silent Waters is set in 1979 in Pakistan, when General Zia-ul-Haq took control of the country and stoked the fires of Islamic nationalism. Ayesha, a Muslim woman who gets by on her late husband's pension and by teaching young girls the Koran, invests her hopes in her beloved son Saleem.…
Baba Joon
This inspiring, award-winning movie is a universal story about a father coming to terms with a son who has little interest in the family business. The father Yitzhak runs a turkey farm his built by his own father after they emigrated from Iran to Israel. Yitzhak hopes his 13-year-old son,…
Simulation - Tamaroz
An elliptical study of cause and effect that traces, in reverse-chronological order, the aftermath of an unwarranted visit between three friends and a mysterious older man. Official Selection at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Times And Winds
Winner of the Best Film and FIPRESCI prizes at the Istanbul International Film Festival, Reha Erdem's Times and Winds is a film "bewitched by the rhythms of everyday life" (The Village Voice) that "packs a poetic-spiritual punch way beyond its placid surface" (Variety). Laying bare forbidden yearnings, dawning sexuality, and…
A Bottle in The Gaza Sea
17-year-old Tal has emigrated from France to Jerusalem with her family. She writes a letter expressing her refusal to accept that only hatred can reign between Israelis and Palestinians. She slips the letter into a bottle, and her brother throws it into the sea near Gaza, where he is carrying…
Campfire
The year is 1981. Rachel Gerlik, a widow with two beautiful teenage daughters, wants to join a new religious settlement in the West Bank. But to her chagrin, the group will not accept her unless she remarries and proves that she and her daughters can lead a chaste life. When…
For My Father
Tarek, a Palestinian forced on a suicide mission in Tel Aviv to redeem his father's honor, is given a second chance when the fuse on his explosive vest fails to detonate. Forced to spend the weekend in Tel Aviv awaiting its repair, Tarek must live amongst the people he was…
Foreign Letters
Ellie, a 12-year-old immigrant girl from Israel, is lonely and homesick. Life brightens when she meets Thuy, a Vietnamese refugee her age. Trust slowly builds as the two teach each other about life in America. As Ellie and Thuy become inseparable, they eventually hurt and betray each other. Ellie must…
Room 514
Anna, an investigator in the Israeli military, is ordered to interrogate a senior officer who is alleged to have abused an Arab family. Her questioning is greeted with sarcasm by the accused commander, while her colleagues, including her lover, advise her to stop the case - it is too political,…