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Sallah Shabati, the patriarch of the big family recently arrived to Israel from Yemen, tries to make money and get better housing, in a country that can barely provide for its own and is in the midst of absorbing hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees from Arab countries.

  1. Ephraim Kishon

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Geula Noni

    Geula Noni

    Habbubah Shabati

  2. Gila Almagor

    Gila Almagor

    Bathsheva Sosialit

  3. Shaike Levi

    Shaike Levi

    Shimon Shabati

  4. Arik Einstein

    Arik Einstein


  5. Ya'ackov Banai

    Ya'ackov Banai

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Original Title סאלח שבתי

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 1, 1964


Original Language Hebrew

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget -

Revenue -



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