Mr Israel, The Shimon Peres Story
English narration and subtitles
Mr. Israel, The Shimon Peres Story, produced in 2008, tells the
compelling history of the State of Israel through the eyes of Israel’s
octogenarian president who has been forging Israel’s destiny since
its founding in 1948.
Willy Lindwer, conducted an exclusive interview with Mr. Peres
on the eve of the celebration of Israel’s 60th Independence Day
in which Peres revealed many previously untold tales of his life
and career. Lindwer also interviewed Peres’ daughter Zvia in a rare
appearance, and close friend, Al Schwimmer, who helped bring vital
weapons to Israel in its early years and later built Israel’s world-class
aircraft industry. Lindwer spoke with Peres confidant and biographer,
Michael Bar-Zohar, with Peres’ political enemy Benjamin Netanyahu
and with the senior Palestinian negotiator, Saeb Erekat.