West of the Jordan River (2018)

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  Release Date: Jan 26, 2018

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  Runtime: 84 min
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In West of the Jordan River, controversial Israeli director Amos Gitai returns to the occupied territories for the first era back his 1982 Field Diary to observe how Israelis and Palestinians could together overcome the upshot of objection. By appearing in metaphor to-camera at time himself, the 66-year-olden helmer delivers not single-handedly a thought-provoking, upsetting and surprisingly optimistic documentary, but an intimate, handmade artifact that can see bargain subsequent to to broad exposure to vibes a propos speaking the festival circuit ahead.

Gitais four-decade carrier started during the 1973 Yom Kippur War following he shot 8mm footage of the feat though serving in a helicopter rescue crew. Since plus, he has never stopped publicly methodical his countrys politics: His first feature, Home, was censored in Israel, even though Field Diary, the filmed journal he shot in the occupied territories abet on and during the attack of Lebanon, stirred things going on to such a degree that he moved to France for a stretch. Now, protection in Cannes for the fifth era, Gitai unveils a sort of Field Diary Revisited. Though less startling that the earlier film, it will still find the portion for some sudden food for thought for those left unsatisfied by the highly thought of news coverage in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian accomplishment.

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À l'Ouest du Jourdain | Zachodni brzeg Jordanu
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