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Rock the Casbah (2012)

The year is 1989. In an era of Palestinian demands for independence, the State of Israel sends young soldiers to oversee the Arab population in the Occupied Territories. After one of them is killed, the common fate of four young soldiers and one Palestinian family is sealed.

The film descirbes the extraordinary journey of a young soldier trying to find his place in the chaos surrounding him.

Director: Yariv Horowitz

Production company Topia Communications, United King Films, 13 Production

Producers Michael Sharfshtein, Moshe Edery, Leon Edery

Co-producers Adam Leibovitz, Paul Saadoun, Cyrille Perez, Gilles Perez

World Sales Agent: FILMS BOUTIQUE

Investors The Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts - Cinema Project, the Cultural Administration, Israel Ministry of Culture and Sport, the Israel Film Council, Channel 10, Hed Arzi Publishing (Osnat) LTD, Region Ile-de-France, ARTE France Cinema with participation of ARTE France

Scriptwriters Guy Meirson, Yariv Horowitz

DOP Amnon Zalait

Art direction  Ariel Glazer

Editing  Isaac Sehayek

Visual effects  Yaron Yashinski

Music Asaf Amdurski


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