Underdogs – A War Story

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Underdogs – A War Story

The battle between rich and poor takes place on a grassy field. The town of Beit Shean’s soccer team is fighting for its life to stay in the National League. While grappling for control of the ball, the players are really engaged in a bitter class struggle. Beit Shean versus Tel Aviv, versus Haifa, and versus the rest of the world. The team has the whole town behind them. This is the story of a war with a happy ending.

 

Festivals and Awards:

The Israeli Academy Awards, 1996; Sheffield Documentary Film Festival, UK, 1996; Israfest, NY, USA, 1996

Director: Rino Tzror, Doron Tzabari

Producer: Avi Armoza, Gabi Rozenberg

Cinematographer: Dror Moreh

Editor: Noam Weisman

Original Soundtrack: Shushan

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Teleivision, Telad

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: בית שאן - סרט מלחמה

The battle between rich and poor takes place on a grassy field. The town of Beit Shean’s soccer team is fighting for its life to stay in the National League. While grappling for control of the ball, the players are really engaged in a bitter class struggle. Beit Shean versus Tel Aviv, versus Haifa, and versus the rest of the world. The team has the whole town behind them. This is the story of a war with a happy ending.

 

Festivals and Awards:

The Israeli Academy Awards, 1996; Sheffield Documentary Film Festival, UK, 1996; Israfest, NY, USA, 1996

 

Director: Rino Tzror, Doron Tzabari

Producer: Avi Armoza, Gabi Rozenberg

Cinematographer: Dror Moreh

Editor: Noam Weisman

Original Soundtrack: Shushan

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Teleivision, Telad

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: בית שאן - סרט מלחמה

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