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Youth (Ha'Noar)

Published in Y
Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:04
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    CTC.

  • The pitch

    A black Sabbath.

  • Starring

    Eitan Cunio, David Cunio, Moshe Ivgy, Gita Amely, Shirili Deshe

  • Directed by

    Tom Shoval

  • Running time

    105 minutes

  • Rated

    CTC (Australia), NR (UK), NR (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A young girl is grabbed, kidnapped, hooded, dragged, bound, gagged, blindfolded, tormented, threatened, detained, pushed, shoved, held at gunpoint, held hostage, near-choked, near-suffocated. A male is punched, a young boy is wrestled, a male is slapped. Fare evasion, stealing, ransom demand, destroying evidence. Military detainment, rape mentioned. Arguing, screaming, pleading. Machine-gun fire (practice). Blood/gore: Bite wound on hand, scars, bruising.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing. Masturbation.Young men in underwear. Cleavage. Undressing, girl in bra.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Getting drugs mentioned. Alcohol (beer, wine). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch, slang for bodily functions. Name-calling. Derogatory term for homosexuals. Cultural stereotypes. Religious references. Obscene finger gesture (graffiti).

  • THEMES

    Kidnapping, brothers, family, desperation, grief, father-son relationships, military service, stalking, victimisation, detainment.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Deceased father/husband (suicide). Cat, dog. Vomiting, spitting, urination, toilet. Chicken eaten. Hebrew language (subtitled). Original title is Ha'Noar.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Believable, offbeat, quirky, bold, disturbing, hauntingly observational, strange, strong. Noteworthy performances. 

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Bleak subject-matter.

Fill The Void (Lemale et ha'halal)

Published in F
Sunday, 02 June 2013 02:53
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    PG: Mild themes.

  • The pitch

    Marriage is about family.

  • Starring

    Hadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein, Irit Sheleg, Chayim Sharir, Razia Israeli, Hila Feldman, Renana Raz, Melech Thal

  • Directed by

    Rama Burshtein

  • Running time

    90 minutes

  • Rated

    PG (Australia), NR (UK), PG (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    A door is broken in.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    A married couple enter a bedroom to have (presumed) sex.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (wine). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    Religious references, exclamations and custom. Circumcision implied. Name-calling.

  • THEMES

    Relationships, Hasidic Judaism, levirate, birth, death, engagement, marriage, obligation, single parenting, spinsterhood, courtship, arranged marriage, Purim.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Mother dies in childbirth. Orphan, widow, widower. A collapsed woman is found (off-camera). Wedding setting. Tel-Aviv setting. Original title is Lemale et ha'halal. Hebrew language (subtitles). Inspired by Jane Austen novels.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Intricate, well crafted, subtle, emotionally complex, transfixing, ambient, insightful. Excellent performances. Beautifully photographed. Vivid soundtrack.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Over-use of close-up. Some scenes tend to end too abruptly.

Yossi

Published in Y
Friday, 17 May 2013 01:26
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Nudity, sex references and coarse language.

  • The pitch

    A cardiologist nurses a broken heart.

  • Starring

    Ohad Knoller, Oz Zehavi, Lior Ashkenazi, Meir Golan, Shlomi Ben Attar, Amir Jerassi, Orly Silbersatz Banai, Ola Schur Selektar

  • Directed by

    Eytan Fox

  • Running time

    84 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), 15 (UK), NR (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Two men bang on a vending machine. A man slaps his friend playfully. A man lashes out in his slap and accidentally strikes a woman. Blood/gore: A doctor removes sea urchin spines from a foot.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Masturbation, watching gay porn. Homosexual intercourse (implied). Blow jobs, homosexuality mentioned. Undressing, ogling, kissing (male-male, male-female). Oral sex implied. Sex, sexuality, virginity discussed. Nudity: Full male nudity. Swimwear. Exposed breasts.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A doctor appears to steal medication from the hospital store, snorts powder (off-camera). Cardiloc (heart medication), aspirin mentioned. Alcohol (wine, beer, cocktails), intoxication. Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    A-words, slang terms for male genitalia. Name-calling and friendly mocking.

  • THEMES

    Homosexual relationships, love, grief, acceptance, second chances, monotony, burying emotions, military service.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Hospital setting. Divorce, deceased son, deceased parents mentioned. X-rays, EKG, ECHO, surgical procedures, urination, hitchhiking. Congenital defect, heart attack mentioned. Camels (TV), planes taxiing. Hebrew dialogue with subtitles.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Tender, funny, spirited, moving.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Staged plotting, predictable.