Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Out in the Dark



2012 Israeli Feature

Cast: Nicholas Jacob, Michael Aloni, Jameel Khoury, Alon Pdut, Loai Noufi, Khawlah Haj, Maysa Daw and Shimon Mimran
Director: Michael Mayer
Writers: Michael Mayer and Yael Shafrir

Synopsis:
A love affair between two men on opposite sides of the Mid-East conflict — a Palestinian student and an Israeli lawyer — is threatened when the student's visa is revoked and he faces deportation.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 75% / Audience: 80%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 69% / Audience: 8.0%
  • Movie Dearest rating: A-

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • FilmOut San Diego Audience Awards for Best First Narrative Feature and Supporting Actor (Aloni) and Festival Award for Best International Feature.
  • Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Dorian Award nomination for Foreign Language Film of the Year.
  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Film - Limited Release.
  • Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Jury Award for Best Men's Feature.
  • Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Audience Award for Best Film.
  • Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Audience Award for Best Feature.
  • Rochester ImageOut Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature.
  • San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Award for Best First Feature.
  • Torino International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Audience Award for Best Feature Film.
  • Toronto Inside Out Lesbian and Gay Film and Video Festival Special Jury Award.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Feature film debut of director Michael Mayer.

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