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Waltz With Bashir

Waltz With Bashir
  • 2008
  • Israel/Germany/France
  • 90 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Ari Folman
  • Written by: Ari Folman
  • Cast: Ari Folman
  • Language: Hebrew
  • Website: www.waltzwithbashir.com

This animated feature about war, selective amnesia and the hideous genocide committed by Christian militiamen on Palestinian refugee camps in Sabra and Shatila during the 1982 Lebanese War is more optimistic than it sounds. Eliciting rare and painful truths, Folman's illustrated memoir makes for a brave, damning and riveting piece of cinema.

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Waltz With Bashir

13 Nov 20084 stars

(18) 90min An animated feature about war, memory displacement and the hideous genocide committed by Christian militiamen on Palestinian refugee camps in Sabra and Shatila during the 1982 Lebanese War may not sound particularly inviting but, like last…

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