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Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi Response

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Ashley Ozery 11/29/07 Hebrew I Film Assignment I really enjoyed the Israeli film  Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi .  It was an interesting  culture change—people use bicycles, have small ranch houses, spend more time  outdoors.  Obviously this film is not representative of Israel as a whole, but it did remind  me of some of the places in which my family lives.  Life seems slower and more family- oriented. I think the Hebrew title, ימולש לש םיבכוכה , or  Shlomi’s Stars , fits this  film better.  Shlomi’s stars were the star cakes he baked for his family.  The film follows  Shlomi and his lifestyle, including his love of cooking.   Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi
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Unformatted text preview: does indicate that he, like much of Israel’s population, is a “mutt”—of Moroccan (French-speaking) background. While that is also an issue brought up many times, as well, Shlomi’s personality and his ethnicity are not quite on the same level. Although it did seem to pay tribute to Shlomi’s sabba, or grandfather, who greeted everyone with “Bonjour Monsieur.” Shlomi’s grandfather played a large role in his life—he was definitely closer with him than his father, mother, and certainly his brother and sister. Shlomi’s Stars is definitely a much better title for this film....
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