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Cupcakes (2013)

  • Rate: 6.1/10 total 257 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy | Music
  • Release Date: 27 March 2015 (USA)
  • Runtime: 92 min
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Cupcakes (2013)

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  • IMDb page: Cupcakes (2013)
  • Rate: 6.1/10 total 257 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy | Music
  • Release Date: 27 March 2015 (USA)
  • Runtime: 92 min
  • Budget: €2,200,000 (estimated)
  • Director: Eytan Fox
  • Stars: Dana Ivgy, Keren Berger, Yael Bar-Zohar | See full cast and crew »
  • Original Music By: Haim Frank Ilfman   
  • Sound Mix: Dolby
  • Plot Keyword: Parody | Israel | Friendship | Friend | Homosexual

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Eli Bijaoui  writer
  • Eytan Fox  writer

Known Trivia

    Plot: In Tel Aviv, six friends who are appalled by the Israeli entry in the UniverSong competition record their own song on a mobile phone, then are shocked to learn their recording is selected as Israel's entry for next year's competition. Full summary »  »

    Story: When a group of best friends in Tel Aviv gather to watch ‘UniverSong’, they are less than impressed by the official Israeli entry. Believing that they can do better, they spontaneously create and record their own song on a mobile phone.¬†Little do they know, their performance is seen by the ‘UniverSong’ judges and soon they are reluctantly thrown into the spotlight as Israel’s next official entry. After initial reservations about their new found celebrity status, they decide to just go for it and find themselves on the road to international stardom. They embark on a flamboyant journey that brings about hilarious end results as they go head to head with the Russian entry in the ‘UniverSong’ final.¬†From director Eytan Fox comes this extravagant and unashamedly entertaining Eurovision parody featuring a feel-good soundtrack provided by Babydaddy from the Scissor Sisters. With bright styling, irresistibly catchy tunes and a gloriously uplifting storyline, this laugh-out-loud comedy is a … Written byAnonymous

    Synopsis

    Synopsis: As light and tasty as its title suggests, the latest from Eytan Foxs (Yossi & Jagger; Walk on Water) is a charming comedy which takes a Eurovision-style song contest as a jumping-off point for a sweet and unabashedly nostalgic evocation of a time when, as one character puts it, "you borrowed a cup of sugar from your neighbor and stayed for coffee."

    In contemporary Tel Aviv, six diverse friends gay, straight, successful, not so successful gather to watch the Universong competition. Like most viewers, they are appalled by the winning song, and taking the trials of one of their group whose marriage is splitting up as a subject, they jokingly compose "A Song for Anat" (actually the work of Babydaddy, from Scissor Sisters). They are as surprised as anyone when it is chosen as Israels entry for next years competition. (Source: psfilmfest.org)

     

    FullCast & Crew

    Produced By:

    • Julien Berlan known as line producer
    • Lauranne Bourrachot known as producer
    • Marco Cherqui known as producer

    FullCast & Crew:

    • Dana Ivgy known as Dana
    • Keren Berger known as Keren
    • Yael Bar-Zohar known as Yael
    • Efrat Dor known as Efrat
    • Anat Waxman known as Anat
    • Ofer Shechter known as Ofer
    • Lior Ashkenazi known as Lawyer
    • Edouard Baer known as Édouard (as Édouard Baer)
    • Sarit Vino-Elad known as The Minister (as Sarit Vino Elad)
    • Ofer Hayoun known as Zohar
    • Alon Levi known as Asi
    • Oren Shkedy known as Aviv
    • Danny Deutsch known as Danny
    • Guy Pines known as Guy
    • Uri Hochman known as TV Channel Manager
    • Oneg Efron known as Dedi
    • Ruti Asarsai known as Ruti
    • Shimon Mimran known as Dana's Father
    • Moshik Galamin known as Director
    • Talli Oren known as PR Manager
    • Harel Noff known as Musical Manager (as Harel Nof)
    • Oshik Levi known as Asi's Father (as Oshik Levy)
    • Ayelet Margalit known as Asi's Mother
    • Michael Harpaz known as Isreal's Representative to Prauge
    • Vladi Bleiberg known as Russia's Represtative (as Vladi Blayberg)
    • Cathy Trifonov known as Russia's Represtative
    • Gali Reshef known as Gali
    • Oxana Brodsky known as Universong Prague Hostess
    • Denis Sandler known as Universong Prague Host
    • Or Ambar known as Kindergarden Assistant
    • Neria Zehavi known as Shira
    • Lascha Shimshoni known as Language Teacher
    • Lelia Gormezano known as Secretary at Lawyer's Office
    • Ben Levin known as Club Manager
    • Nir Manki known as Bank Manager (as Nir Menki)
    • Yuval Talmudi known as Zohar's Friend
    • Yuval Rozman known as French Interviewer Green Room
    • Maya Koupchik known as Slovenian Scoring Hostess
    • Lidia Tarnavskaya known as Finnish Scoring Hostess
    • Magali Alush known as French Stage Manager

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    Supporting Department

    Art Department:

    • Chen Alfi known as assistant set dresser

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    Company

    Production Companies:

    • Abott, Reif, Hameiri
    • Bananot
    • Chic Films

    Other Companies:

    • DNA Music  music score supervision

    Additional Details

    Distributors:

    • Strand Releasing (2015) (USA) (theatrical) (subtitled)
    • Ad Vitam Distribution (2014) (France) (theatrical)
    • Homescreen (2014) (Netherlands) (DVD)
    • PRO-FUN media Filmverleih (2014) (Germany) (all media)
    • Peccadillo Pictures (2013) (UK) (all media)

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    Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database


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    1 Comment

    1. Gordon-11 from Earth
      29 Mar 2015, 5:36 am

      This film tells the story of a cheerful and flamboyant man who signshis female best friends up for an international song contest, withouttheir knowledge.

      "Cupcakes" is a fun and bubbly film that makes viewers laugh. The waythe lead character's relationship as to be hidden is a stark contrastto their personalities, which makes it interesting. The female bestfriends are fun as well, especially the politician who decides to riskit and take part in the song contest. The rehearsals are fun to watch,and of course the finale – the contest is great as well. The scenewhere the parents offer a deal with the couple provides an emotionalsubplot to balance all the general cheerfulness, but fortunately thedeal is not so bad that would make it offensive or too difficult forthe couple to choose. After all, Israel is a progressive country!

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