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A Standard Love Song: Arik Einstein
Created by: Avida Livny, Assaf Amir, Yoav Kutner |

A Standard Love Song: Arik Einstein

Israel 2017 | | Hebrew

A musical biography of Arik Einstein, the artist whose voice served as the anchor for Israeli culture. The series will be screened in two parts, with an intermission after Eps. 3

Eps. 1 From his childhood in Tel Aviv in the 1940s to the three major groups he was a part of. (54 min., Heb.)

Eps. 2 After the Six-Day War, a meeting with Shalom Hanoch gives birth to one of the greatest twosomes of Israeli rock. (53 min., Heb.)

Eps. 3 After Shalom Hanoch leaves for England, Arik collaborates with Shem-Tov Levi and Miki Gavrielov, capturing the spirit of the times. (47 min., Heb.)

Eps. 4 Uri Zohar and Arik’s wife and daughters find religion. Arik works with Yoni Rechter and after a serious car accident, creates his most personal album. (45 min., Heb.)

Eps. 5 In the 1990s, Arik is Israel’s most beloved artist. Following Rabin’s assassination, his writing evolves and he collaborates once again with Shalom Hanoch. (53 min., Heb.)

Eps. 6 In the 2000s, Einstein’s new songs and albums are no longer successful. The collaboration with a young musician named Guy Bocati leads to his last album. (45 min.)