The Band's Visit

Bikur Hatizmoret (original title)

Once, not long ago, a small Egyptian Police band arrived in Israel. They came to play at an initiation ceremony but, due to bureaucracy, bad luck, or for whatever reason, they were left stranded at the airport. They tried to manage on their own, only to find themselves in a desolate, almost forgotten, small Israeli town, somewhere in the heart of the desert.
 A lost band in a lost town. Not many people remember this. It wasn't that important.




 Fiction | 2007 | ISRAEL - FRANCE | 35mm | 1:85 | Color | 90mn | Dolby SRD | Hebrew Arabic, English.

July August Productions, Bleiberg Entertainment, Sophie Dulac Productions
French Distribution : Sophie Dulac Distribution, France
Worldwide Sales: Bleiberg Entertainment.

The film was produced with the support of: The Israeli Film Fund, Keshet Broadcasting, Yes Israeli Satellite Television, Israel Fund for Film Production, Medea Euro-Mediterranean Audiovisual Program.

Cast & Crew

Eran Kolirin


Eran Kolirin


Sasson Gabai, Ronit Elkabetz, Saleh Bakri, Khalifa Natour

Director of Photography:

Shai Goldman


Arik Lahav-Leibovich

Production designer:

Eitan Levy


Orit Azoulay

Costume designer:

Doron Ashkenazi

Original Score:

Habib Shehada-Hanna


Eilon Raztkovsky

Ehud Bleiberg

Yossi Uzrad

Koby Gal-Raday

Guy Jacoel

Sophie Dulac

Michele Zana

The Band's Visit

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Bikur Hatizmoret (original title)

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