Ha-Shoter Azulai

Year: 1971
Country: Israel
Director: Ephraim Kishon
Cast: Shaike Ophir, Zaharira Harifai, Avner Hizkiyahu, Itzko Rachamimov, Yosef Shiloach, Nitza Shaul, Gabi Amrani, Arieh Elias
Genre: comedy, drama
Runtime: 87 min.
Age: 18+
Azulai is a policeman in Jaffa, whose incompetence is only matched by his soft-heartedness. His superiors want to send him to early retirement, but he would like to stay on the force, and the criminals of Jaffa don't want to see him leave either...

Awards & Festivals:

Academy Awards (USA) – Nominee for Oscar (Best Foreign Language Film)
Golden Globes (USA) – Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film
Chicago International Film Festival – Nominee for Gold Hugo (Best Feature)