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* UglyGuyHotWife: Komo is thin, balding, and in general not conventionally attractive. His girlfriend Françoise, by contrast, is a very attractive young woman.


* TotallyRadical: The dialogue is peppered with gratuitous (and often misused) hippie slang, which when combined with the above-mention translation issues, results in some really clunky lines.

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* TotallyRadical: The dialogue is peppered with gratuitous (and often misused) hippie slang, which when combined with the above-mention above-mentioned translation issues, results in some really clunky lines.


--> "They turned me into a murdering machine. You understand? Me at nineteen a murdering machine!"

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--> "They turned me into a a... murdering machine. You understand? Me at nineteen a murdering machine!"


* BlindIdiotTranslation: Much of the dialogue has this feel, possibly due to the script being written in Hebrew and then sloppily translated into English. A sample:
--> '''Mike''': "World, youíre so full of shit. Youíre so badly contaminated that itís impossible to find a corner free of smell."

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* BlindIdiotTranslation: Much of the dialogue has this feel, possibly due to the script being written in Hebrew and then sloppily translated into English. A sample:
Some samples:
--> '''Mike''': "World, youíre so full of shit. Youíre so badly contaminated that itís impossible to find a corner free of smell.""
--> "They turned me into a murdering machine. You understand? Me at nineteen a murdering machine!"
--> "Shut your ass!"



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* TotallyRadical: The dialogue is peppered with gratuitous (and often misused) hippie slang, which when combined with the above-mention translation issues, results in some really clunky lines.


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* {{Overcrank}}: [[AvertedTrope Averted]] in the sense that the camera couldn't actually record in slow motion, so therefore the actors had to "act" in slow-motion instead. It works about as well as you'd expect.

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* {{Overcrank}}: [[AvertedTrope Averted]] in the sense that the camera couldn't actually record in slow motion, so therefore the actors had to "act" in slow-motion instead. It works about as well as you'd expect.expect.

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---> '''Mike''': "World, youíre so full of shit. Youíre so badly contaminated that itís impossible to find a corner free of smell."

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---> --> '''Mike''': "World, youíre so full of shit. Youíre so badly contaminated that itís impossible to find a corner free of smell."

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''An American Hippie in Israel'' (Hebrew:'''''הטרמפיסט''''' - ''[=HaTrempist=]'', literally "The Hitchhiker") is a 1972 Israeli countercultural film written and directed by Amos Sefer.

The plot involves an American ex-soldier named Mike (played by Asher Tzarfati) who travels to Israel to escape his memories of UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. There, he meets three people who share his political beliefs. The group escapes to a small island after barely surviving being [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext gunned down by a pair of stalking mimes]]. Communications grow sour, and they quickly turn against each other.

Long believed to be [[MissingEpisode lost]], the film was rediscovered in 2007 by film historian Yaniv Edelstein, who managed to locate a copy in the possession of one of the film's cast members. Upon its rediscovery, it was screened in Tel Aviv and quickly gained a cult following as a "midnight movie" in a manner similar to ''Film/TheRoom''. The film is generally regarded as SoBadItsGood due to its [[MindScrew mind-bending premise]] and numerous technical deficiencies in the areas of scripting, dialogue, cinematography, and English voice dubbing. It's certainly a rather... unique experience, that's for certain.

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!!This film provides examples of:

* BlindIdiotTranslation: Much of the dialogue has this feel, possibly due to the script being written in Hebrew and then sloppily translated into English. A sample:
---> '''Mike''': "World, youíre so full of shit. Youíre so badly contaminated that itís impossible to find a corner free of smell."
* CoolCar: Elizabeth's 1964 Chevy Chevelle convertible.
* DesertedIsland: After the massacre, the quartet make their way to a small isolated island off the coast. [[spoiler:It is there that they meet their fates.]]
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:In spite of their preaching peace and love, the four hippies give in to their primal natures and destroy themselves, meanwhile the two "mimes" are seen driving away in the four's vehicle.]]
* EnemyMime: A mysterious pair of silent gun-toting men in black suits, top hats, and silver makeup stalk the protagonists throughout, mow down the hippie commune save for the four, and ultimately [[spoiler:make a getaway in the group's vehicle once they have destroyed themselves]].
* {{Fanservice}}: Elizabeth appears topless in quite a few scenes.
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* MindScrew: Good luck trying to figure out what the hell is really going on here.
* {{Overcrank}}: [[AvertedTrope Averted]] in the sense that the camera couldn't actually record in slow motion, so therefore the actors had to "act" in slow-motion instead. It works about as well as you'd expect.

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