A Portrait of an Artist: Castel

Moshe Castel - the Painter Is but the Imprint of His Native Landscape

6 Minutes, 1984
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Directed by: Yona Zaretsky
Production:Igal Efrati, Shmuel Altman
Photographer: Victor Bilukopitov
Original Music: Zvi Avni
Language: Hebrew
Subtitles: English

A clip from Yona Zarecky’s film which presents a portrait of the renowned Israeli painter Moshe Castel, one of the founders of the Ofakim Hadashim art movement, which marked a new direction for new art in Israel. The film follows Castels development as an Israeli painter along major milestones in his career. In the following clip, Castel presents his worldview according to which the artist is ‘but the imprint of his native landscape’, describing how his childhood in Jerusalem shaped his work and personality and had a lasting imprint on his art (director and script: Yona Zarecky, producers: Yigal Efrati and Shmuel Altman, editor: Lina Kadish, cinematography: Victor Belkopitov, narrators: Michael Greenspan and Reuven Miller, soundtrack: Zvi Avni, narration text: Nitza Maliniak).

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