The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive Collection

To Save One Life

57 Minutes, 1952
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Directed by: Stephen L. Sharff
Production:Hazel Greenwald
Production Company:Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America
Photographer: Stephen L. Sharff
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

A feature film produced by Hadassah, the Womens Zionist Organization of America, about the absorption of Yemenite immigrants in IsraelNever again will I believe these people, who say they are our friends, promises Tamar Odette Francis, a new immigrant girl from Yemen, in one of this films climactic moments The conflict of Tamar, whose efforts to move away from the transit camp maabara and enter a Youth Aliyah educational institution had caused her separation from her sick little sister Yael Ramona Francis, stands in the center of To Save One Life The staff of Alonei Yitzhak youth village, which eventually accepts Tamar, does manage to teach her to eat with a fork and wear a Zhivago shirt, but nothing can make her forget about her sister Through the story of the two girls, this film depicts the wider conflict of the melting pot poli

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