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Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel is a movie starring Corey Baker, Jeremy Bleich, and Scott Buchan. A team of nice Jewish baseball players takes on the world.

Running Time
1 hours 27 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Sport, Documentary, Comedy, Drama
Director
Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, Jeremy Newberger
Writer
Daniel A. Miller
Actors
Scott Buchan, Ike Davis, Corey Baker, Jeremy Bleich
Country
Israel, South Korea, USA, Japan
Year
2018
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A team of nice Jewish baseball players takes on the world.

Comments about sport «Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel» (20)

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Harry Reid

It's true that sports are an excellent metaphor for life. The analogy isn't perfect, however, as there is no such thing as a perfect metaphor. To be fair, the first half of this film, while moving at a steady pace, drags on for a bit too long and the subject matter is too serious. Nevertheless, it's an excellent documentary on the nature of sport, and the many different ways in which it can be used. The film contains interviews with former Olympic medalists, psychologists, former players, and team coaches. The filmmakers interviewed the Israeli Olympic team's coach and general manager. There is also a discussion with a former player, who uses the team's name to further his career. The film is well-paced, and has a great soundtrack. It is also well-produced, with great production values, excellent cinematography, and the beautiful production design of Steven Cates.

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Harry

I think this is one of the best sports documentaries I have ever seen. The story of the 1972 Munich Olympics, the athletes who made it, the huge pressure to reach the podium, the times, the tension, the commitment, the people who came out to watch the Games. In the end, we got to see what happens to these athletes when they get there. I am not usually the type to be interested in sports, but I can appreciate the stories that go into the world of athletics, and this is a very compelling and funny story.

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Diane S.

This is a wonderful documentary about Israel's success at the 1998 World Cup. The film follows the story of the 'Miracle on Ice', the four-time world champion team Israel and their players, from their journey to the final. It is a wonderful journey of the underdog, and the perseverance and dedication of their coach and team members. Israel's success is just one of many Olympic triumphs in the sports world, as well as in other aspects of life. This is a wonderful film that will make you proud of the team and of the people of Israel.

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Phillip F.

This film looks at the battles that Israel fought during the Six-Day War. It doesn't tell the whole story, but it is an excellent overview of the war and a good starting point to learn more about it. One of the most important aspects of the war was that the Arabs used Israel as a base from which to launch attacks on the Zionist homeland. One of the reasons that Israel lost the war is because it didn't understand the true nature of the Arabs and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) didn't do enough to counter the Arabs. The film starts with the Six-Day War and then focuses on the events leading up to and during the war. The film doesn't go into too much detail about the war itself, but it does show how the IDF was operating during the war and how it dealt with the Arabs. The film also goes into how the IDF's actions were perceived by the Arab world and the rest of the world. This is an important part of the film because the IDF was the reason that the Arabs were attacking the Jewish homeland and the IDF is the reason that the Arab world felt the need to attack the Jewish homeland. One of the things that the film points out is that the Arabs had good intentions when they launched the war but unfortunately their actions were wrong. One of the most interesting things that the film does is show how the IDF went into battle with only three days' notice and what happened to the IDF after they entered the field. This is very interesting because it shows how a small army of soldiers could be used to do great things, but also how the soldiers themselves could be overcome by the reality of the situation. One of the most interesting things about the film is that it shows the experience of a young man who was a member of the IDF. This young man goes through the first year of his service and then goes on to get married and get a job in the hospital. He also goes through the ups and downs of his life, but he never gives up and never gives in. I highly recommend this film.

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Nathan Ortiz

You've got to love this documentary. If you're looking for a Hollywood pro-Israel documentary, this one's not for you. If you're looking for a documentary about a major world sport that can be compared to the Olympics, this is the movie for you. It's the story of a team of athletes from Israel, who came to the United States to compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics. They were originally just supposed to compete in the "heavy" weight category, but after the athletes got injured, they were relegated to the "light" weight category. The documentary is extremely informative and entertaining. There are some "lame" moments, but it's also an entertaining look at the lives of the athletes and how they handle their life after the Olympics. It also shows how the sport has influenced other sports, such as wrestling. I don't know if I'd watch it again, but it's definitely a must-see.

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Paul Hunter

It was my father's and his friends fathers who brought us this film. And now that it is out, I can only say that I can't imagine what it was like for the Jews in the 1940s and 50s. I was curious to see how it was for them, to see what the process was. I was not disappointed. The film was edited for the most part, and the directors didn't have any big stars in it. The actors, like the film makers, were relatively unknown. The film was all about the players and their journey to Israel. The film showed the players in a very realistic and entertaining way. It was not about the emotions they experienced in Israel, but about how the game affected their personal lives. It was a great insight to how professional sports can impact on people, and how the athletes really went through life in Israel. It was a very moving and thought-provoking film. I recommend this film to anyone who wants to see it. It is great for anyone who has family members who have been in Israel and for anyone who wants to see how a team of professional athletes can have a positive effect on their personal lives. 8/10

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Julia S.

The movie was really good. It was the first time I've watched it since I was 8 years old. It really moved me and made me think about things I didn't know I knew. I really appreciated the movie and was really touched. I was a bit disappointed because it did not seem to have a good ending. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the amazing performance by the young woman who played the role of the mother. The parents were really good and very different from the parents in other movies. The mother really showed her emotions well. The movie really left a big impact on me. I really recommend it to anyone who is a fan of movies or has been a fan of a famous person. It really moved me. It was really a good movie.

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Dennis

I'm not a basketball fan, but this film did a pretty good job of showing the various facets of Israel's ability to win a basketball game. I can't wait for the DVD to come out!

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Peter Jones

I thought this documentary was really interesting and entertaining. It is a good representation of the reality of professional soccer. The only thing that I think could have been done better was the portrayal of a few of the top players in the US. I'm sure there are some players that could not have done better. It's also a good representation of the beauty of soccer in general. I think it's a good show and will keep my attention for sure. You can also follow the careers of players on both sides of the ocean and even in Mexico. Overall a good documentary.

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Arthur Ortega

Hiring an Israeli boy to act in a movie is no small task, and the prospect of a British boy taking on the role of a Jewish teenager in a WWII camp is not one that will go over well with the Jewish community. The problem with this movie is that the movie is just not very good. It is not a movie you watch over and over, and certainly not a movie that can be repeated to make sure that you have all the pieces in place to understand the story. The movie just does not move the story along, nor does it provide enough information to make it understandable. The story is about the training of an Israeli boy in a WWII camp, where he is told by his father that he is to act as a member of the 'ghetto' team and fight for the Germans. The boy must also take part in a tour of the camp, but also have to deal with the fact that he is being sent to an "uncontrolled" camp, which the Germans consider as the 'Sicherheitsdienst' (Special Service Group) of the German army. He also must meet his own parents, who are Jews, and get to know his father better. This movie is not really a documentary about the holocaust, it is a movie about the training of an Israeli boy in a WWII camp, and it is a movie that focuses on the boy's father's journey to be reunited with his son. The problem with this movie is that the movie doesn't do a very good job at portraying the reality of the holocaust, and it seems to have been made only to help the Israeli boy's career, as he has been cast as the star. Although the story itself is not very well done, it is still a good movie, because it does a good job at being a movie, but it is still a movie that is more focused on the training of the Israeli boy, and not on the holocaust. Overall, this is not a movie that is worth seeing, but it is still worth seeing if you want to know more about the holocaust. It is not a movie that will be remembered, but it is still a good movie to watch, because it is a good movie to watch.

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Judith

For me, this is the most intelligent movie ever made. It's the kind of film that you'd want to watch over and over again. I was completely amazed by the way the director handled the subject. For example, when a local reporter comes to the team to ask a question, the story's protagonist is able to produce an interview with the reporter. And the team members and the team leader also seem to be on the same page about what they are trying to achieve. The team itself is a unique, self-contained group that never gives in to fear or anything else. As one of the team members put it, "The Israelis are not afraid of anything." The dialogue is rich and engaging, and it's a delight to see how the team members interact. One thing I didn't like about the movie is the soundtrack. It's very upbeat and upbeat, and it just doesn't fit with the story. But the music is still very powerful, and it doesn't make the film less powerful. I also wish the film had a better ending, because I don't think the director got the full effect of the film he was trying to achieve. Overall, this is a film that you should definitely see. It's a great look at the human condition, and I think it's great that the subject is so well done.

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Diana Lucas

A good film, with a somewhat unfair presentation of the players. You are left to decide if you like this movie or not, or if you dislike it. To me it was a bit of both. The film begins with an interview with the Israeli team (which includes, among others, Dr. Yaakov Zarchi, head of the sports medicine department at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev and former head coach of the national team) who reveal their version of the story of the seven lives of Israel's sportsmen, all of whom have been tragically and tragically killed, including five men who lost their lives at the Olympic games in Munich in 1972. The film then follows a long series of interviews, interviews with some of the players, with former Israeli presidents Shimon Peres and Shimon Peres Peres, former and current heads of Israeli sports, with many other Israeli sports people, and with a lot of people in the sports world, including Olympic and World Champion athletes, and with many others. There are also interviews with many people involved in the management of the Israeli team, as well as with their opponents in other sports. This is not a documentary about the Olympic games in Munich, but rather about the team's legacy. The players are often seen in beautiful locales, and the film contains many of the familiar photos and pictures of the athletes. I had the impression that the documentary was very easy to understand, and that it was actually quite entertaining to watch. I found it very enjoyable, and I highly recommend this film.

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Nancy W.

There are a lot of negative reviews on this site about this movie. I have to disagree. If you are going to watch this movie, watch it. It is a unique story of a two-time Olympian, who in the summer of 1988, lost the gold medal, and then did not go to the Olympics until 2002. He is now the director of the documentary "Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel." I think he has done a great job. This is not a typical "Meet the Press" type of movie. He is not "Alex Trebek." He does not get mad at people. He is not someone who just tells you what you want to hear. He has created a character who is not overly emotional, and has a very realistic voice. It is a great story about what makes a great coach. What he has learned from the greatest American Olympian of all time, Steve Prefontaine. The audience will see the struggles and successes of the men of the 1970's and 1980's, in Israel. They will see the failures and the successes of the men in the '80's. They will see the successes and the failures of the athletes of the 1990's. They will see the successes and the failures of the men of the 2000's. I am sure they will learn something from this movie. They will see a small town of Israel, and a team that is comprised of some of the greatest athletes of all time, and a coach that has a great heart. He is a very good story. I hope this movie inspires you to watch it. I highly recommend this movie.

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Kathryn T.

This film, written and directed by Israel Harari, tells the story of the controversial sport of basketball in Israel. The main character, a young, struggling Israeli basketball player, seeks the help of an Israeli coach and finds that this coach is very aware of the Israeli basketball player's identity, status, and gender. The film is shot from a documentary point of view, and in this way the viewer is reminded of the film of Carl Hiaasen. However, this film is more than a documentary about the Israeli basketball player. It is a story about the Israeli basketball player, and the Israeli coach. It is also a story about the Israeli government's lack of support for Israeli basketball. The film shows the results of the Israeli basketball player's growing awareness of his own gender and gender discrimination. It also shows how Israel is still in the process of establishing an inclusive society. This film shows a political landscape in which the country of Israel is in a constant struggle. The Israeli government is experiencing a battle against the international community over the Israeli people's right to participate in the Israeli Basketball Association. The government has made the same mistakes that the US government made in the 1960's, when it refused to recognize the African-American and the Mexican-American as members of the American society. The film shows how the US government could have been a champion in the fight for inclusion and equality for the people of Israel. Instead, it supported the discriminatory policies and practices of the Israeli government. The film's message is very powerful, and it is a very different message from most documentaries that we have seen recently.

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Hannah S.

In my opinion, this is one of the best documentaries I've ever seen. The topic is controversial, but it is shown so well that the viewer can't help but think about it. While it may be overrated, it's a very strong documentary and it really shows what a perfect team is capable of. You'll find yourself lost in it, thinking about the people that played a key role in the success of this team. It's very interesting, if you want to learn more about the Israel national team. If you want to learn about the world of sports, you should definitely watch this. You won't regret it.

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Arthur Coleman

The documentary, which focuses on the 1999 World Cup, the first in South Africa, is a fascinating look at the people and events that led up to the World Cup. While the documentary focuses on the history of the World Cup, it also goes in depth on the racial tensions that were a part of the beginning of the World Cup. It's a fascinating look at a very complicated subject and one that could have gone a lot deeper into the subject. Still, this is a really good documentary that could've used a little more depth, but it is still an interesting look into a topic that was hotly debated. A great documentary that is worth seeing.

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Margaret

The British troops went to the Battle of the Bulge in a brutal and ultimately successful effort to win the war. The Allied forces suffered a tremendous loss at the hands of the Germans. In this film, a group of former soldiers tell the story of their experiences during the Bulge and why the British didn't have the guts to do anything about it. The film follows a number of individuals who served during the Bulge and details the horror of the Nazi occupation of the Allied forces. Many of the individuals are from British troops and it is interesting to see the racial differences that arose between the troops and the non-German soldiers. One thing is for sure, the British soldiers had the guts to do something about the problem. If this is anything to go by, the British soldiers did a pretty good job of winning the war. In the end, this film is about the British troops, their bravery and the necessity to fight and fight hard. This is a fascinating film and I recommend it.

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Hannah L.

I am not sure why it is called the "Tale of Team Israel" (which is far too literal) because it is more a documentary. The purpose of the film is to illustrate the difficulties faced by the Jewish people in being the dominant people in an ancient land. I thought it was very well done. I'm not sure what the problem was with the subtitles, but it took a bit of getting used to. The interviews are by and large well done, and there are several interesting stories of people who are not Jewish who are affected by the Holocaust. The film is very well done, and you can almost feel the pain of the survivors. This film is not for everyone. It is a very personal look at the life of a group of people who were just trying to survive. It is not a drama, but a documentary. I would definitely recommend this film to anyone who wants to learn more about the Holocaust, but it is not for everyone. 8/10

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Ashley R.

If you think that the Israeli football team was overrated or that the Israeli Olympic team was great, don't watch this documentary. It's not a team doc. It's a tale of the Jewish people. It's a tale of an idea. The film's not for the faint of heart, but if you get a chance to see it, do it.

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Joan P.

The other day I had the pleasure of watching this documentary, headed home, of Israel's national hockey team, the team that beat the Americans, the game, I thought, was going to be a good one, maybe even a classic. What I got was a nice tribute to the team, but not a real one, I mean, there is no feeling of solidarity, of camaraderie between the team. The only time the team did show up was during the warmup, or during a penalty shot, the same team. The best thing about the film is the way it is made, the editing, the camera angles, the use of clips. The scenes are taken from the game, the most important ones, as well as the ending. The way they take you back to the game is great. It is great that they are not afraid to show the team doing the things that they are doing, they do not show the team as, well, what they are. They are a team, a national hockey team, but they are not really a team, and that is what makes this film great. It is a nice tribute to the team, but not a real one, it is not like a classic documentary. I would recommend it to people who are hockey fans, hockey fans who love sports documentaries, or even people who love the game of hockey, it is a great documentary. I give it an 8/10.