The Policeman

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1971
  • Running time: 87 min
Azulai is a policeman in Jaffa, whose incompetence is only matched by his soft-heartedness. His superiors want to send him to early retirement, but he would like to stay on the force, and the criminals of Jaffa don't want to see him leave either...

Azulai is a policeman in Jaffa, whose incompetence is only matched by his soft-heartedness. His superiors want to send him to early retirement, but he would like to stay on the force, and the criminals of Jaffa don't want to see him leave either...

Original Release

06/05/1971

US Release

04/06/1972

Cast

Shaike Ophir Constable Sgt. Abraham Azulai
Avner Hizkiyahu Capt. Lefkowitch
Zaharira Harifai Betty Azulai
Yosef Shiloach Amar
Nitza Shaul Mimi
Gabi Amrani The Yemenite
Itzko Rachamimov Senior Sgt. Bejerano
Arieh Itzhak Zion
Abraham Celektar Cactus
Efraim Stan Horovitz
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Ephraim Kishon

Writers

Ephraim Kishon

Cast

Shaike Ophir Constable Sgt. Abraham Azulai
Avner Hizkiyahu Capt. Lefkowitch
Zaharira Harifai Betty Azulai
Yosef Shiloach Amar
Nitza Shaul Mimi
Gabi Amrani The Yemenite
Itzko Rachamimov Senior Sgt. Bejerano
Arieh Itzhak Zion
Abraham Celektar Cactus
Efraim Stan Horovitz
Arieh Elias Albert
Ya'ackov Banai Uncle Messiah
Hillel Ne'eman Religious man
Yaakov Noy Criminal
Lidya Ophir Mrs. Lefkovich

Producers

Mati Raz Executive Producer
Ephraim Kishon Producer
Itzik Kol Producer
Mati Raz Producer

Editors

Anna Gurit

1972 Oscar Best Foreign Language Film Nominated
1972 Golden Globe Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film Won
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