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Blues Lahofesh Hagadol (1987)

A group of close friends celebrate the bittersweet changes coming to their lives during the summer of their high-school graduation: adult responsibilities, adult romance -- and the ... See full summary »

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A group of close friends celebrate the bittersweet changes coming to their lives during the summer of their high-school graduation: adult responsibilities, adult romance -- and the soberingly adult fact that some of their number are being drafted into the Israeli army. This has very much the feel of a high-school beach-party movie -- with music, and in Hebrew -- until a sudden and disturbingly realistic reminder of their own mortality finally slashes through the kids' cheerful, close-knit obliviousness. Written by Susannah R Mandel

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Beautiful
9 March 1999 | by (Washington DC) – See all my reviews

A beautiful and sensitively done movie showing the effects of war on everyday life.

The movie deals with the people affected by war, barely if at all touching the idea of war. It doesn't take a stand one way or another if the particular war it refers to is right or wrong, rather it shows with great sensitivity what happens to the innocents affected by it. I recommend this movie very highly.


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