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Yossi & Jagger (2002)

 -  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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1 August 2002 (Israel)  »

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Delicada Relação  »

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Goofs

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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References Stand by Me (1986) See more »

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Bo
Lyrics by Miri Feigenboim
Music by Rami Kleinstein
Performed by Rita
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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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