The Avoidable War

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The Avoidable War

During the October War of 1973, Israel’s military and political leadership, so confident of its superiority, suffered a nervous breakdown, as Israel faced a surprise attack by the Egyptian and Syrian armies. Senior officials, headed by Minister of Defense Moshe Dayan, devised wild and desperate ideas, among them the use of nuclear weapons. This 4-part series highlights the war’s dramatic events while taking  us down a historical path of failed diplomacy and missed exit points, leaving us to wonder how the superpowers, jolted out of their complacency, were driven to the edge of Armageddon.

Festivals and Awards:

The  Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2013

Director: Amit Goren, Levi Zini, Ido Sela

Producer: Amit Goren

Production Company: Amit Goren Productions Ltd.

Cinematographer: Shark De Mayo

Editor: Noa Keidan

Soundtrack Editor: Tomer Eliav

Original Soundtrack: Shay Alon

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Channel 1- Israel Broadcasting Authority, Channel 8 - Hot

Script: Amir Oren, Micha Friedman

Distributor: Amit Goren Productions Ltd.

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: לא תשקוט הארץ

During the October War of 1973, Israel’s military and political leadership, so confident of its superiority, suffered a nervous breakdown, as Israel faced a surprise attack by the Egyptian and Syrian armies. Senior officials, headed by Minister of Defense Moshe Dayan, devised wild and desperate ideas, among them the use of nuclear weapons. This 4-part series highlights the war’s dramatic events while taking  us down a historical path of failed diplomacy and missed exit points, leaving us to wonder how the superpowers, jolted out of their complacency, were driven to the edge of Armageddon.

Festivals and Awards:

The  Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2013

 

Director: Amit Goren, Levi Zini, Ido Sela

Producer: Amit Goren

Production Company: Amit Goren Productions Ltd.

Cinematographer: Shark De Mayo

Editor: Noa Keidan

Soundtrack Editor: Tomer Eliav

Original Soundtrack: Shay Alon

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Channel 1- Israel Broadcasting Authority, Channel 8 - Hot

Script: Amir Oren, Micha Friedman

Distributor: Amit Goren Productions Ltd.

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: לא תשקוט הארץ

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