Life as a Rumor
“Life as a Rumor”, is a documentary autobiography by Assi Dayan, son of renowned Israeli General Moshe Dayan, and one of Israel’s most prominent film directors and actors. This is also the story of the Dayan family, the “Israeli Kennedys”. This is the portrayal of intergenerational struggles, about founding fathers and rebellious sons. Assi Dayan is what you could call the “Israeli Forrest Gump”. His life has seen all of Israel’s major political and cultural crossroads. Israeli history is depicted here from a personal perspective, by a man who saw the behind the scenes of the epic events and had much to say about them in the daring films he made. Born with the country, his tumultuous life story and the narrative of the nation both merge and clash with one another.