מתוך "דיבוקים"
Still image from the Divukim TV series
Photo: Vered Adir
Still image from the Divukim TV series

HBO buys rights to Israeli 'Dibukim' thriller TV series

The announcement comes a day after the American media giant reportedly bought the rights to Israel's most expensive TV series ever produced, 'Valley of Tears', which depicts Yom Kippur War

Ran Boker |
Published: 10.14.20 , 14:48
American television network HBO has bought the rights to Israeli TV series "Dibukim", Israel's broadcast satellite television provider said in a statement Wednesday.
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  • The show tells the story of an Israeli man who marries a French woman and is killed during the wedding ceremony. The series will be broadcast in Israel by "Yes" sattelite TV company and by +CANAL in France.
    מתוך "דיבוקים"מתוך "דיבוקים"
    Still image from the Divukim TV series
    (Photo: Vered Adir )
    The psychological thriller was created and written by Israeli writer and producer Shahar Magen and French screenwriter Valerie Zanetti.
    The U.S. media giant is set to stream the series on its HBO Max streaming platform.
    On Tuesday, it was revealed the company also bough the rights to Israel's most expensive TV series ever produced, "Valley of Tears". The project was created in collaboration with London-based production company WestEnd Films.
    It tells the story of young Israeli soldiers during the 1973 Yom Kippur War through four parallel plotlines, which intertwine together as the story progresses.
    The show was created and co-written by Israeli-American writer and creator of "Euphoria" TV series, Ron Leshem, Amit Cohen, Daniel Amsel and Yaron Zilberman, who also directed the project.

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