An American Hippie in Israel 1972
An American Hippie in Israel is a crazed, psychedelic acid trip with a convoluted anti-war; an extremely rare film—even by today’s cult and psychotronic standards—which is receiving the deluxe treatment, courtesy of Grindhouse Releasing.

Mike (Asher Tzarfati) is an American hippie still reeling from his experiences in Vietnam, where he was forced to kill innocents. Traveling abroad, Mike ends up in Israel, quickly hitching a ride with Elizabeth (Lily Avidan), a rich girl enamored with the visitor's ideals of personal freedom and leisure, quickly accepting him as a lover. Meeting up with like-minded flower children, including Komo (Shmuel Wolf) and his girlfriend (Tzila Karney), Mike and Elizabeth embark on an adventure, taking in the sights and sounds of the country. Trouble arrives with the Painted Men, two mime-like enforcers out to make Mike's life miserable. When the goons slaughter the local hippie population, the foursome escape to an island, dreaming of a better life built around their beliefs. However, paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be, with Mike and his friends eventually stranded, finding a pair of hungry sharks thwarting the ease of escape.

Director: Amos Sefer
Cast: Asher Tzarfati, Shmuel Wolf, Lily Avidan, Tzila Karney
Country: Israel
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi


An American Hippie in Israel - Blu-Ray, Theatrical version
BD50 | 1080p AVC | 01:33:04 | 41.3 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English (DTS-HD Master Audio), English (5.1, Beverly Cinema Experience)
Subtitles: Hebrew

An American Hippie in Israel - DVD9, Theatrical version
DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:32:58 | 7.50 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: Hebrew

The Hitchhiker - DVD9, Unrated Director's cut
DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:33:59 | 5.88 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: Hebrew and Francais hardcoded

Extras:
Disc One (Blu-ray):
*The Film (theatrical version)
Deleted Scenes (with 'Play All' option; 10:04)
- "Main Titles and Intro Dream Sequence" (4:24)
- "Intro of the Mimes" (1:22)
- "Lovemaking" (2:14)
- "Warehouse Massacre" (1:13)
- "The End" (0:47)
16mm Screen Tests (9:10; silent)
Asher Tzarfati and Shmuel Wolf Q&A (56:04)
Asher Tzarfati - An Israeli Actor in Israel (17:52)
Asher Tzarfati Filmography
Amos Sefer Biography
"Be Careful Children The Ball is Not Just Yours" - short 16mm film by Amos Sefer (6:42; silent)
The Beverly Cinema Experience
Israeli Fans: A Cult is Born (4:38)
Channel 10 Segment (10:22)
Interviews:
- Moshe Berman (3:59)
- Susan Devore (7:07)
Shmuel's Still Show (4:59)
Still Galleries:
- Production Stills
- Promotional Materials
Theatrical Trailer (3:01)
Previews of Coming Attractions:
- "Corruption"
- "The Big Gundown"
- "The Swimmer"
- "Massacre Mafia Style"
- "Gone with the Pope"
- "Poor White Trash 2"
- "Cat in the Brain"
- "I Drink Your Blood"
- "Pieces"
- "Death Game"
- "The Tough Ones"
- "Family Enforcer"
- "Cannibal Holocaust" (original and Grindhouse trailer)
- "Ice House"

Disc Two (DVD):
*The Film (theatrical version)
Deleted Scenes (with 'Play All' option; 10:04)
- "Main Titles and Intro Dream Sequence" (4:24)
- "Intro of the Mimes" (1:22)
- "Lovemaking" (2:14)
- "Warehouse Massacre" (1:13)
- "The End" (0:47)
16mm Screen Tests (9:10; silent)
Asher Tzarfati and Shmuel Wolf Q&A (56:04)
Asher Tzarfati - An Israeli Actor in Israel (17:52)
Asher Tzarfati Filmography
Amos Sefer Biography
"Be Careful Children The Ball is Not Just Yours" - short 16mm film by Amos Sefer (6:42; silent)
The Beverly Cinema Experience
Israeli Fans: A Cult is Born (4:38)
Channel 10 Segment (10:22)
Interviews:
- Moshe Berman (3:59)
- Susan Devore (7:07)
Shmuel's Still Show (4:59)
Still Galleries:
- Production Stills
- Promotional Materials
Theatrical Trailer (3:01)
Previews of Coming Attractions:
- "Corruption"
- "The Big Gundown"
- "The Swimmer"
- "Massacre Mafia Style"
- "Gone with the Pope"
- "Poor White Trash 2"
- "Cat in the Brain"
- "I Drink Your Blood"
- "Pieces"
- "Death Game"
Easter eggs: On the main menu, click on "Hippie" in the title for a brief vintage statement from Georgie Jessel (distributor of the film) on the founding of the California Friars Club (0:25)

Disc Three (Bonus DVD):
*The Film (uncensored director's cut)

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