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Mr. Baum

Original title
Mar Baum (Mr. Baum)
Running time
92 min.
Israel Israel
Assi Dayan
Boaz Avni
Avi Koren
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Co-production Israel-France; Christa Saredi / HLS
Comedy. Drama
Synopsis / Plot
The third and final installment in the comic trilogy about contemporary Israeli life that begins with Life According to Agfa. Assi Dayan wrote, directed, and starred in the titular role. Mr. Baum is a balding advertising executive who spends more time working to advertise purple sunglasses than he does with his own family. But suddenly he is forced to reexamine his life after a doctor tells him that he has an "aggressive" brain tumor and will die in 90 minutes
1997: Chicago International Film Festival: Best Feature
1997: Valencia Festival of Mediterranean Cinema: Golden Palm
1997: Awards of Israeli Film Academy: 2 Awards (Best Screenplay & Actor). 6 nomin.
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