Musik, Tanz, Theater
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In Tel Aviv, six friends who are appalled by the Israeli entry in the UniverSong competition record their own song on a mobile phone, with surprising results.
"The gaudy excesses of the annual Eurovision contest have inspired filmmakers before, but rarely have they been employed as sure-footedly as in Eytan Fox’s dramedy CUPCAKES. This candy-coated confection is so irresistible that you’re captivated by its sentiment even as you acknowledge its manipulations." (NY Times)
Eytan Fox loves Eurovision. The filmmaker known for tragic romances like YOSSI and The Bubble has made CUPCAKES - a sweet confection about an unlikely group of Tel Aviv neighbors who'll represent Israel in an international song contest.