Kishon was an Israeli writer, playwright, and film-director. Known for their satire, Kishon’s works often focused on the day to day struggles of the regular Israeli and the bureaucracy of the state. His satirical films include Sallah Shabati , Israel’s first Oscar nominated film in 1964, and The Policeman, winner of the 1972 Golden Globe Award for best Foreign Film; it was also an Oscar nominee.
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