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Renouncing the violent path he walked during his Vietnam service, peacenik pothead Mike (Asher Tzarfati) wanders the Holy Land's highways in search of acolytes who will join his commune. The road to paradise proves bumpy, however, courtesy of bizarre menaces ranging from hungry sharks to machine gun-wielding mimes. Wacky allegory co-stars Lily Avidan, Shmuel Wolf, Tzila Karney. 93 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: Hebrew; featurettes; deleted scenes; photo gallery; theatrical trailer; more. Also includes the bonus director's cut released as "The Hitchhiker" (1972). Three-disc set.
"Cool Ghoul" Zacherley is in the process of cleaning out his dungeon's film vault, giving horror fans the pleasure of seeing some clips from some of the spookiest, silliest fright flicks in Hollywood history. Enjoy footage from "The Brainiac," "The Devil Bat," "Glen or Glenda," "King of the Zombies," "The Screaming Skull," and more, plus rare footage featuring Lugosi, Karloff, and Chaney; crazy outtakes; "coming attractions" trailers; and more Zacherley zaniness. 3 hrs. on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English; featurettes. Also includes the bonus feature "Frankenstein's Daughter."