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Yossi & Jagger (2002)

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Romance blooms between two soldiers (Knoller, Levi) stationed in an Israeli outpost on the Lebanese border.


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Yossi is a Commander at an Israeli outpost near Lebanon. He is however involved in a secret, passionate love affair with his second in command (nicknamed Jagger). The two will often sneak off from the outpost to spend time together. A failed ambush during a full moon leaves Jagger mortally wounded and forces Yossi to finally express his love. Written by Phazed-101

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Two soldiers and a love that lasts forever... See more »


Drama | Romance | War

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 August 2002 (Israel)  »

Also Known As:

Delicada Relação  »

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When Ofir is listening to music with Yaeli in the bedroom, the CD display shows the number 2, while there's a music playing. A few moments later, the number on the display is 3, though the song is still the same. See more »


Yossi: I Don't Believe It
Lior Amichai 'Jagger': What can I say?
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Lyrics by Miri Feigenboim
Music by Rami Kleinstein
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Absolutely Stunning!
20 November 2004 | by (Mersin 10 Turkey) – See all my reviews

This just has to be one of the most haunting movies I have ever seen. That it has taken an Israeli film crew, Israeli actors. with the backdrop of the sad history of conflict in that troubled region, makes the film even more stunning.

I was surprised to learn that Israel has allowed gay men and women to serve in their armed forces since the mid eighties. That the military in Israel allowed this film to be made is a credit to a nation that I do not normally admire.

The plot has been detailed in earlier comments and the comment has been made that the film is too short. I would have liked to have seen more of Yossi and Jagger, perhaps going one that long dreamed of holiday that was so important to Jagger. Despite the films short running time,this film just has to be the best ever made on what still remains a controversial subject, even in this enlightened time. Can one even contemplate this film being made in Turkey for instance..not a chance!

This is definitely a film that deserves a wide audience. I doubt that it will ever be equalled so make an effort to see this wonderfully moving and tragic tale.

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