Arik Einstein the Film Actor: The Essence of Israeli Masculinity

While he appeared in very few movies, these were some of the most important in the history of Israeli cinema.

In almost all the eulogies heard since Arik Einstein's death, along with praise for his musical talents there was an emphasis on his considerable ability as a film actor. Although Einstein was gifted with an ability to behave naturally in front of the camera and to reveal a multifaceted personality, the surprising fact about the history of the cinematic chapter in Einstein’s life is that between 1963 and 1992 he...