Haim Gouri – I’m a Civil War, A documentary film (57 Min.)
The poet, soldier, journalist and film producer, winner of the Israel Prize, Haim Gouri, was born in Tel Aviv in 1923. The film summarizes his 93 years, describing historical stepping stones of Israeli poetry and especially his own, in parallel with the process of the creation of the new Israeli State.
The film follows chronologically various periods in Haim Gouri’s life, through significant poetry encounters which influenced his writing. His life was lived in a turmoil of social and political contradictions, and Haim Gouri sums it up as “I am a civil war”.
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