The Ballad of the Weeping Spring

Jossef Tawila, the legendary tar player of the band Ensemble Tourqouise along with Avram Mufradi composed the Crying Spring Symphony. In the debut evening of the symphony's playing a car accident occurred, as Tawila fell during driving, killing two of the orchestra's members. Surviving the accident, Tawila, Avram Mufradi and Margaret (Tawila's spouse, being the band's singer), who turned to a wheel chair invalid. Tawila is judges and sentences for a few imprisonment years. After his release from jail he abandons his beloved one and music, opens a pub and sinks into a depression. The movie describes the happenings twenty years after the accident. One day on Tawila's threshold appears Amram, Avram Mufradi's son, telling him his father is dying of cancer and asking him to complete assemble an ensemble that will play The Crying Spring Symphony.

Original title:
Balada le'aviv ha'bohe
106 minutes
Benny Toraty

Shown at

  1. 11th Annual Austin Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  2. 12th Annual Jewish Omaha Film Festival - 2013
  3. 12th Annual Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival (Ann Arbor) - 2013
  4. 12th Annual Ventura County Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  5. 13th Festival of Israeli Cinema in Paris - 2013
  6. 15th Annual Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival (Detroit) - 2013
  7. 17th Annual Jewish Film Festival of Dallas - 2013
  8. 18th Annual East Bay Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  9. 21st Portland Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  10. 21st Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  11. Athens Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  12. Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  13. Boulder Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  14. Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema - 2013
  15. Cleveland Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  16. Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  17. Houston Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  18. International Jewish Film Fest (Binghamton) - 2014
  19. Israel Film Festival Los Angeles - 2013
  20. Monmouth County Israel Film Festival - 2014
  21. New York Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  22. Pittsburgh Jewish Israeli Film Festival - 2013
  23. Ring Family Wesleyan University Israel Film Festival - 2015
  24. Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  25. Sonoma County Israeli Film Fest - 2016
  26. Sonoma County Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  27. Spokane Jewish Cultural Film Festival - 2014
  28. Westchester Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  29. Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival - 2013

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