The Going Up of David Lev (1973)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 76 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Filmed on location in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, The Going Up of David Lev is a dramatized salute to the 25th anniversary of the state of Israel. Courtship of Eddie's Father star Brandon Cruz portrays a young Jewish boy searching for the truth behind the death of his father. He is aided in his quest by a friendly cabdriver, played by Fiddler on the Roof's Topol. Melvyn Douglas and Claire Bloom costar in this warmhearted celebration of liberty, which offers as highlights two songs performed by the ebullient Topol. The Going Up of David Lev was telecast over the ABC network on April 25, 1973.



cab-driver, father, Israeli [nationality], Jewish, son