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Waltz with Bashir (2008) More at IMDbPro »Vals Im Bashir (original title)

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Waltz with Bashir -- This is the theatrical trailer for Waltz with Bashir, directed by  Ari Folman.

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Director:
Writer:
Ari Folman (written by)
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Release Date:
12 June 2008 (Israel) See more »
Tagline:
We may forget the past, but the past won't forget us. [Theatrical trailer.]
Plot:
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 41 wins & 27 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A great blend of the real and the unreal. See more (144 total) »

Cast

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Ari Folman ... Himself (voice)
Ori Sivan ... Himself (voice)
Ronny Dayag ... Himself (voice)
Shmuel Frenkel ... Himself (voice)
Zahava Solomon ... Herself (voice)
Ron Ben-Yishai ... Himself (voice)
Dror Harazi ... Himself (voice)
Mickey Leon ... Boaz Rein-Buskila (voice)
Yehezkel Lazarov ... Carmi Cna'an (voice)

Directed by
Ari Folman 
 
Writing credits
Ari Folman (written by)

Produced by
Ari Folman .... producer
Serge Lalou .... producer: Les Films d'Ici
Verona Meier .... assistant producer: Razor Film Produktion
Gerhard Meixner .... producer: Razor Film Produktion
Yael Nahlieli .... producer
Roman Paul .... producer: Razor Film Produktion
 
Original Music by
Max Richter 
 
Film Editing by
Nili Feller 
 
Art Direction by
David Polonsky 
 
Production Management
David Berdah .... production manager: Les Films d'Ici
Verona Meier .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Micha Kinsbruner .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Ya'ara Buchman .... artist
Michael Faust .... artist
Asaf Hanuka .... artist
Tomer Hanuka .... artist
David Polonsky .... illustrator
Yoni Solmon .... art assistant (as Yoni Salmon)
 
Sound Department
Aviv Aldema .... sound designer
Meir Alfassi .... sound mixer
Adrian Baumeister .... dialogue editor
Miki Bornstein .... additional adr recordist
Erez Eini-Shavit .... additional adr recordist (as Erez Eyni)
Rebekka Garrido .... sound post-production: The Post Republic
Lars Ginzel .... re-recording mixer
Noemi Hampel .... sound effects designer
Hubert Henle .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Avi Mizrahi .... additional adr recordist
Ronen Nagel .... additional adr recordist
Michael Reuter .... sound post-production: The Post Republic
Carsten Richter .... foley artist
Oded Ringel .... boom operator
Oded Ringel .... sound mixer
Marcus Sujata .... foley recordist
Aviv Aldema .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
Alex Hudd .... sound consultant: dolby (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Alon Alpert .... After Effects
Markus Bäuerle .... digital lab supervisor
Feller Eran .... After Effects (as Eran Feller)
Sebastian Göhs .... digital colourist
Meital Miselevich .... After Effects
Avri Olschwang .... After Effects
Nitzan Roiy .... visual effects artist (as Roiy Nitzan)
Nitzan Roiy .... visual effects supervisor (as Roiy Nitzan)
Maik Strauch .... color timer
Roei Tzoref .... After Effects
Matthias Albrecht .... digital film editor (uncredited)
Stefan Carl-McGrath .... digital lab assistant (uncredited)
Thomas Lehmann .... film recording (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Edan Sasson .... camera operator
 
Animation Department
Gali Adelbaum .... lead animator (as Gali Edelbaum)
Barak Drori .... animator
Tal Gadon .... lead animator
Sefi Gayego .... animator
Yoni Goodman .... animation director
Neta Holzer .... animator
Micah Kredo .... additional animator
Adva Markovich .... additional animator
Lilach Sarid .... animator
Zohar Shahar .... animator
Orit Shimon .... animator
Asenath Wald .... animator (as Asenath 'Osi' Wald)
 
Editorial Department
Ivar Beer .... digital lab manager
Ute Lingner .... film lab manager
Stefan Müller .... managing director film lab: Cinepostproduktion Geyer Berlin
Gabriela Schultze .... sales manager film lab: Cinepostproduktion Geyer Berlin
 
Music Department
Natalia Bonner .... musician: violin
Ian Burdge .... musician: cello
Louisa Fuller .... musician: solo violin
Stuart Hamilton .... recording engineer
John Metcalfe .... musician: viola
Max Richter .... musician: piano
Max Richter .... score mixer
Max Richter .... score producer
Chris Worsey .... musician: cello
 
Other crew
Sinai Abt .... head: Noga Communications-Channel 8
Claire Aguilar .... vice president of programming: ITVS International
Adi Arbel .... project development: Noga Communications-Channel 8
Christian Berg .... funding coordinator: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
Frank Brauner .... legal consultant (as Dr. Frank Brauner)
Christi Collier .... coordinating producer: ITVS International
Teresa Hoefert de Turégano .... international co-production supervisor: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
Barak Drori .... dubbing artist
Sally Jo Fifer .... executive producer: ITVS International
Assaf Fine .... dubbing artist
David Fisher .... director general: The New Israeli Foundation for Cinema & T.V.
Lior Fridman .... additional researcher
Thierry Garrel .... head of documentaries: Arte France
Sefi Gayego .... dubbing artist
Monika Helmer .... production accountant: Razor Film Produktion
Tammy King .... translator
Micha Kinsbruner .... dubbing artist
David Lipkind .... head of production and finance: Israel Film Fund
Kirsten Niehuus .... managing director: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
Pierrette Ominetti .... head of documentaries: Arte France
Roman Paul .... dubbing artist
Edda Reiser .... back office: Razor Film Produktion
Oded Ringel .... dubbing artist
Katriel Schori .... executive director: Israel Film Fund (as Katriel Schory)
David Shani .... insurance
Inam Shavit .... executive producer: drama department, Hot
Charlotte Uzu .... international development: Les Films d'Ici
Riky Zaks .... production coordinator: The New Israeli Foundation for Cinema & T.V.
Meital Zvieli .... researcher
John Charles .... software manager: Sony DAC (uncredited)
Adam Meir .... voice over (uncredited)
Shahar Sorek .... voice over (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Bob Dylan .... thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Vals Im Bashir" - Israel (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for some disturbing images of atrocities, strong violence, brief nudity and a scene of graphic sexual content
Runtime:
90 min
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Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
The first animated film to be nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The narrator refers to the transport helicopter as a "Hercules helicopter", which is a confusion of the C-130 Hercules cargo plane with the CH-53 Stallion helicopter, the latter being the true transportation device.See more »
Quotes:
Boaz Rein-Buskila:Do you ever have flashbacks from Lebanon?
Ari Folman:No. No, not really.
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Movie Connections:
References Supêsu Inbêdâ (1978) (VG)See more »
Soundtrack:
BeirutSee more »

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114 out of 135 people found the following review useful.
A great blend of the real and the unreal., 27 July 2008
Author: crappydoo from New Zealand

Waltz With Bashir is amongst the finest animation films I've seen. It is a very disturbing comment on war and its consequences both on countries and on people of both sides. No doubt this approach has been taken by numerous other film makers; however what sets Waltz With Bashir apart is that it takes a documentary approach and compares Israel's activities in Lebanon with atrocities in the past wars.

Other than documenting events, the film also consists of surreal dream sequences and real life incidents. Thus the film emerges as a unique combination of the real and the unreal. The hand drawn animation also makes it a delight to watch. The colour gave it the right atmosphere of claustrophobia in open spaces and the background score is fabulous.

It is certainly not, as the Director of NZ Film Festival announced before the screening, a 'feel-good film'. It should appeal to people who have an interest in animation, documentaries, war and current affairs. 10 out of 10.

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