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Boaz Davidson (Hebrew: בועז דוידזון, born 8 November 1943) is an Israeli film director, producer and screenwriter. He was born in Tel Aviv, Israel and studied film in London at London Film School.[1]

Boaz Davidson
Born (1943-11-08) November 8, 1943 (age 75)
Alma materLondon Film School
OccupationDirector, producer, writer
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Davidson started his career by directing the television show Lool (1969) and the movie Shablul (1971). Later he directed Israeli cult films such as Charlie Ve'hetzi (1974) and Hagiga B'Snuker (1975). In 1974 he directed the film Mishpahat Tzan'ani. He directed the first four films in the Eskimo Limon series (Eskimo Limon (1978), Yotzim Kavua (1979), Shifshuf Naim (1981), Sapiches (1982). Eskimo Limon was entered into the 28th Berlin International Film Festival in 1978.[citation needed]

In 1983, Davidson directed Basis Sababa which is based on Sapiches. In 1986 he directed the cult film Alex Holeh Ahavah.

In 1979 Davidson moved from Israel to the United States and started working as a director, directing a remake of Eskimo Limon, The Last American Virgin in 1982.[2]

Davidson continued to work in the United States as a producer and a screenwriter. He was involved in producing several major films including 16 Blocks,[3] The Wicker Man,[3] The Black Dahlia,[3] 2008's Rambo[3] and The Expendables.[3] He is also listed as a producer in the thriller Trespass.[3]


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  1. ^ "Boaz Davidson". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Maslin, Janet (1983-01-15). "Movie Review - The Last American Virgin - FROLICS IN FLORIDA AND OTHER ANTICS -". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-09-28.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Boaz Davidson Filmography". The New York Times.

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