Coffee Shop Tales (Sipurey Beit Cafe) (2003). DVD
Moshe Ivgy is Yutz, a frustrated poet past his prime, who with his aging bohemian friends frequent CafÃ© Braun run by Leah a sympathetic mother figure who has kept the place going for over 30 years. The cafÃ© was once a home to artists and intellectuals, now it is a haven for oddballs and outcasts including: a violent Arab painter fresh out of an asylum, an alcoholic mama's boy who stutters, a macho heartbroken musician and an outcast Belgian immigrant photographer. The landlord puts the squeeze on Leah and threatens to demolish the building. Through a bizarre chain of events, Yutz and his friends band together to save the cafÃ© and in turn save themselves. An off beat comedy about people struggling to maintain their sanity in an insane reality.
Length: 83 Min.
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Director: Amit Lior
Starring: Moshe Ivgi, Arie Moskuna, Alisheva Michaeli
Subtitles: English, French, Hebrew