Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Yossi & Jagger



2002 Israeli Feature
Alternate Title: Yossi VeJagger

Cast: Ohad Knoller, Yehuda Levi, Assi Cohen and Aya Koren
Director: Eytan Fox
Writer: Avner Bernheimer

Synopsis:
Two Israeli soldiers find love while stationed at an outpost on the Lebanese border.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 88% / Audience: 72%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 70% / Audience: 9.2%
  • OMG rating: 7/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • Dallas Out Takes Award for Best Actor (Levi).
  • GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film - Limited Release.
  • Milan International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Audience Award.
  • Torino International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Audience Award for Best Feature Film.
  • Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best Actor (Knoller).

Notes/Trivia:
  • Although the film did not receive production assistance from the Israeli army, it was later screened at Israeli military bases.

Related Movie:
  • Followed by the sequel Yossi.

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