Going Up of David Lev
THE GOING UP OF DAVID LEV, featuring music composed and conducted by the great Jerry Goldsmith for the 1973 television film directed by James Collier and starring Brandon Cruz (THE COURTSHIP OF EDDIE'S FATHER), Topol (in his American television debut) along with Claire Bloom and Melvyn Douglas. THE GOING UP OF DAVID LEV tells the story of a ten year old boy growing up in present day Israel who goes on a journey to find out more about his father who lost his life years earlier during the fighting of the Six Day War. David (Cruz) skips school and finds a sympathetic cab driver (Topol) who drives the boy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, teaching him about the history of his country and helping him to discover what he needs to know about his father's death along the way.
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