Haunting Iranian music stars in new Israeli film - but don't expect to buy the soundtrack
Israeli cinema has prospered in recent years, but it appears that the release of the music from Israeli cinema has been left behind - even when the soundtrack is so central to the film.
"Wow, what an amazing film," exclaimed the salesman at the Tel Aviv record store. "Wait a minute, I'll find out right now about the soundtrack." He calls out to another store clerk, who is responsible for ordering discs, and asks whether the soundtrack for "The Ballad of the Weeping Spring" ("Balada Le'aviv Habohe") has arrived. But his cohort announces that a soundtrack...
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