Biography: Levana Finkelstein is an actress.
A Matter of Size, the hit Israeli comedy that has been playing to packed houses and rapturous laughter at film festivals around the world, is now playing in American theaters! Variety calls the film ludicrously funny, and MTV says its hilarious. Come see the film that everyone is talking about! The film tells the story of four overweight friends from the Israeli city of Ramle who are fed up of dieting and the weight loss club they belong to. Herzl (Itzik Cohen) has been struggling with his weight ever since he was young, and his overbearing mother (Levana Finkelstein) made it no easier on him. His friends Aharon (Dvir Benedek) and Gidi (Alon Dahan) struggle with the issue of weight in their personal lives;from fear of losing a spouse to a "thinner" man, to coming out as a gay man. When Herzl loses his job as a cook and starts washing dishes in a Japanese restaurant, he discovers the world of Sumo, where large people such as himself are honored and appreciated. Through the restaurant owner Kitano (Togo Igawa), a former Japanese Sumo coach (supposedly hiding from the Yakuza in Israel), Herzl and his friends fall in love with a sport involving "two fatsos in diapers and girly hairdos". However, Herzls dedication to this demanding men-only sport threatens his budding relationship with Zehava (Irit Kaplan), a plus-size social worker. A Matter of Size is a comedy about a 'coming out' of a different kind - overweight people learning to accept themselves. This film, directed by ...
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