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Rutenberg

2003
1h 30m
Drama
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Cast

Menashe Noy (Pinhas Rutenberg)Ayelet Zurer (Becki)Lior Ashkenazi (Leonard)Mark Ivanir (Avraham Rutenberg)Natasha Vitlovitz (Lana)Erez Shafrir (Savriski)Leonid Kanevskiy (Zemech)Igor Mirkurbanov (Damizov)Amnon Wolf (Hilel)Udi Ben David (Ben David)Vladimir Friedman (Volodia)Roman Brilevski (Naffon)Patrick Domer (Damond)Alec Bargonez (Hotel Manager)Dan Manor (Ilia)Carline Berly (Neshri)Nissim Zohar (Rashashivi)Amiel Shetz (The Detective)

Director

Eli Cohen

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Synopsis

Cohen takes an elliptical approach in telling the story of Pinchas Rutenberg, a visionary, complex, and larger-than-life figure, who, amongst other things, brought electricity to Jewish Palestine in the early 20th century by building a hydroelectric power station in Nahararyim.

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