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Yossi & Jagger (2002)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance, War  |  1 August 2002 (Israel)
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Romance blooms between two soldiers (Knoller, Levi) stationed in an Israeli outpost on the Lebanese border.

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A sociological study of two men in the Israeli army who are lovers. The others in the unit react to their situation, suspecting, but not always understanding. One will leave the military soon, a few months away, as a snowy and desolute outpost is guarded from attack. Written by Rick-8

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Love should never be a secret.

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Drama | Romance | War

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

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Delicada Relação  »

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In the snowball fight scene, after Yossi has pinned Jagger, Jagger's jacket is open and his chest visible before Yossi has unzipped it. See more »

Quotes

Yossi: I Don't Believe It
Lior Amichai 'Jagger': What can I say?
Lior Amichai 'Jagger': I'm an animal
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Bo
Lyrics by Miri Feigenboim
Music by Rami Kleinstein
Performed by Rita
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Too Many Plots in Too Short a Film
22 March 2004 | by (Philadelphia) – See all my reviews

There is a big problem with this film--its two main subjects are alone together less than five of the 110 minutes. We know nothing of their history, how they met, and we learn very little about them during the movie. The script is over ambitious, covering at least three love stories at one time, introducing too many interesting characters, but way too thin in development. Since the film is called Yossi & Jagger, it might have been appropriate for the story about them to be the main focal point. The opening scene on the snow, while sexy, could have been a lot more developed.

BUT, there are very tender moments, especially after the explosion of the land mine, when Yossi finally admits his love and concern, ironically too late for it to do any good. The excellent theme here--when you have feelings for someone, don't run from them or hide from them as you may never have a chance to express them.

The final scene in Jagger's home is extremely tender and ironic and left this viewer with tears in his eyes.

I just wish the film could have devoted much more time to its main characters.


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