Poster for the movie "Alila"

Life in a Tel Aviv apartment complex, an urban mosaic whose seedy characters, try as they might, can’t get out of one another’s faces. Gabi, a bobbed haired sexpot, and her lover Hezi—who’s older, balding and married—rent a room to have an affair, while Ezra, a pot bellied divorcee, supervises an illegal construction site next door. All this racket drives Schwartz, a Holocaust survivor, to a mental breakdown. Other characters include illegal Chinese immigrants, a…

Read More