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Fighting tradition is never easy: “Mariage tardif” [2001 Israel, France]

Writer-director Dover Koshashvili’s impressive début feature, “Mariage tardif” [Orig. Title: Hatuna Meuheret, Eng. Title: Late Marriage] is a bitter-sweet satirical comedy that doesn’t flinch in laying bare the consequences of staunchly held traditional values colliding with modern aspirations within … Continue reading

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Reymonde Amsalem in “Lebanon” [2009 Israel, France, Germany]

Israeli director Samuel Moz used his personal experiences as soldier during the First Lebanon War to make the drama “Lebanon”, a Franco-German-Israeli co-production. For a feature-film debut, this wasn’t a bad effort at all, quite commendable as a matter … Continue reading

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