Baba Joon

Baba Joon

DVD - 2016 | Hebrew
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Yitzhak runs the turkey farm his father built after they emigrated from Iran to Israel. Yitzhak hopes his thirteen-year-old son, Moti, will continue the proud family tradition, but his passion lies in fixing up cars. Yitzhak takes Moti's refusal to take over the farm as a personal rejection, and the result sets off a chain of events that causes familial turmoil.
Publisher: Culver City, CA :, Strand Releasing Home Video,, [2016]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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jimg2000
Jan 07, 2017

Baba Joon (Hebrew: באבא ג'ון‎‎) == Father John; a social drama that examined the relationships between generations in an Israeli turkey farm ran by a Jewish Iranian immigrant family. Poor man, sandwiched between the love towards his aging father from the past world and his only son who wanted to escape to a new life. Learned a whole bunch on the operations of raising turkeys commercially and to extract pomegranate seeds to make juice if nothing else.

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Nov 05, 2016

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jimg2000
Jan 07, 2017

-I want to help him, he's my father. But I don't like this work.
Okay, when you grow up, you can do whatever you want. But now you have to do as he says.
-Then what can I do?
"A tree that can't bend" in a storm will break. "Wait for the storm to blow over.“
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Sarah: Wtzhak, leave him alone. Leave him alone.
Wizhak: If I had another son, he could do as he pleases, but I only have this one!
Sarah: (To her son) Go home, sweetie. (To her husband) It's not his fault. Get yourself another wife so she can fill your barn with kids.
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Sarah: We'll relax, go to the beach, didn't you say you dream of fishing? We can enjoy life.
Wtzhak to his brother: What nonsense are you putting into her head'? I should sell and leave? Are you crazy? I put my life into that turkey barn. Our last name means "poultry raisers,“ do you understand?
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Moti: Baba, I hate you! You're mean!
Sarah (to Mtzhak): Enough! What's wrong with you'? Who are you fighting? You've become like him'? Have you become like him'?

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jimg2000
Jan 07, 2017

"If it doesn't hurt, it doesn't get clean.“
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Vacation starts today. Remember, vacation is very dangerous. Whenever you have a free moment, read the Mishnah.
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Wtzhak, I'm a teacher. I have a degree in Education. My job is to teach him. You don't want him swearing at you, too.
-My son would never raise his voice at me.
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Baba-joon. If you don't like my suit, I won't wear it any more. If you want me to wear work clothes, I will-. But I told you, I'd never set foot in that barn as long as I live.
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You push him too hard.
-If you had kids, you'd understand.
I don't want kids if I have to act like you.
-You don't want kids because you're selfish.
No, it's because I never wanted to be like Dad.
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You never had a good word to say to me my entire life.
-I'm your father! When I say stay, you stay!
I don't belong here.
-Then go! Get out of here! Go to hell, go!

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Sep 08, 2016

Yitzhak runs the turkey farm his father built after they emigrated from Iran to Israel. Yitzhak hopes his thirteen-year-old son, Moti, will continue the proud family tradition, but his passion lies in fixing up cars. Yitzhak takes Moti's refusal to take over the farm as a personal rejection, and the result sets off a chain of events that causes familial turmoil. 86%

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