Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
The Hebrew translation for this film is "A Tale that Begins with the Funeral of a Snake." It follows the adventures of a young girl and her brother as they travel to Tel Aviv to find their kidnapped dog. Margalit, a 10-year old, and her 13-year old brother Benjamin live in a poor country village in Israel. Their shady father recently left for Africa right before Benjamin's bar mitzvah. The family dog is mysteriously kidnapped and the children decide to sneak into Tel Aviv to find it. They end up camping out one night with a travelling circus and their they find their father. It is here that Benjamin discovers the kind of man his father really is.
rescue, animal, animal-rescue, brother, carnival, dog, father, kidnapping, parent, poverty, sister