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Yeshurun in 6 chapters
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Yeshurun in 6 chapters /


Yeshurun in 6 chapters

Length 55 , Israel (2018) Director: Amichai Chasson שפה: Hebrew, Hebrew & English subtitles

For many, he was the greatest Israeli poet of all time, but he spent most of his days in banishment and solitude. As a radical and isolated poet, he broke the boundaries of language using Hebrew, Yiddish and Arabic in ways that no other did. Who was Avot Yeshurun, known also known as Yehiel Perlmutter? A Jew that broke his own home, and was reborn in Tel Aviv as a poet, carrying the burden of guilt for the rest of his life? The film travels between his biographical and poetic times and life, through the eyes of his daughter, Helit Yeshurun, joined by friends, critics and poets. Using rare archival footage, they draw a portrait of a man that broke everything, a lonely revolutionary that wrote the events of our time in a crushed-broken language, until. towards the end of his life, he became the 'lord of all poets'.

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