The Witch from Melchet Street

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The Witch from Melchet Street

The Witch from Melchet Street is an urban legend, based on a book by Gadi Taub. It tells the story of a boy and an elderly witch, who live in the same building, in 1980s Tel Aviv.The boy is a dreamy kid, who falls in love with the new girl in the neighbourhood.The elderly witch, now retired, lost her love many years before.The relationship between the two teaches them that there is no magic needed in true love.

Festivals and Awards:

Chicago Israeli Film Festival, USA, 2006; Israfest New York, LA & Miami, USA, 2006; Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Canada, 2006

Director: Dina Tzvi-Riklis

Producer: Yifat Prestelnik

Cinematographer: Avi Koren

Editor: Bracha Zisman-Cohen

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television

Cast: Eyal Cohen, Rosina Kambus, Lupo Berkovitz, Benny Avni, Sagit Emet

Script: Alma Genihar, Dina Tzvi-Riklis (based on "The Witch from Melchet St." by Gadi Taub)

Distributor: Go2Films

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: המכשפה מרח' מלצ'ט

The Witch from Melchet Street is an urban legend, based on a book by Gadi Taub. It tells the story of a boy and an elderly witch, who live in the same building, in 1980s Tel Aviv.The boy is a dreamy kid, who falls in love with the new girl in the neighbourhood.The elderly witch, now retired, lost her love many years before.The relationship between the two teaches them that there is no magic needed in true love.

Festivals and Awards:

Chicago Israeli Film Festival, USA, 2006; Israfest New York, LA & Miami, USA, 2006; Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Canada, 2006

Director: Dina Tzvi-Riklis

Producer: Yifat Prestelnik

Cinematographer: Avi Koren

Editor: Bracha Zisman-Cohen

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television

Cast: Eyal Cohen, Rosina Kambus, Lupo Berkovitz, Benny Avni, Sagit Emet

Script: Alma Genihar, Dina Tzvi-Riklis (based on "The Witch from Melchet St." by Gadi Taub)

Distributor: Go2Films

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: המכשפה מרח' מלצ'ט

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