After suffering an emotional breakdown in a public place, a young man vows never to leave his apartment. He quickly discovers that in today's world all his needs can be easily met: sex via ...
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After suffering an emotional breakdown in a public place, a young man vows never to leave his apartment. He quickly discovers that in today's world all his needs can be easily met: sex via the Internet, food by telephone delivery and entertainment by television. Four years later, his idyllic existence comes under attack when Daniela, a free spirited girl comes into his life while Grumps, the building's real estate agent, informs him that the apartment is about to be sold. Our hero refuses to leave his kingdom and decides to fight till the bitter end. Written by
Isolation is definitely a modern syndrome. In this internet era, everyone can do almost everything at home without walking out of the house one single bit except for the REAL interactions. This film debut by the talented Paz brothers from Israel is based on a novel under the same name by Izhar Harlev about this whole globalization impact on individuals.
Our hero here is a young guy with some kind of mental disorder in public places, so he had to build up a world of his own detached with outside world completely. This would seem like a perfect life style for many people living in the modern world, but if you think the carefree would last forever, think twice.
When the old housekeeper Grumps gave him an limited time notice to move out, the obstacles of his perfect life came along one after another. Under the pressure of not being able to keep the house, his life was also interrupted by a cable company saleswoman Daniela. But the once-seemed obstacles gradually became a cure for his anxiety of making contacts with real human beings.
On the other hand, after being disturbed, his affection towards to the lovely web-cam girl Jessica also turned into paranoia and denial. He started to aware of the emptiness of the world he lives in and let Daniela invade his heart. Surprisingly, instead of being threatened, he felt a refreshing liberation.
Though there're subplots about the past which caused his syndrome and a hint of the holocaust shadows that are hard to get rid of from Grumps, this is more of a new Israeli cinema that concerns about the younger generations not only in Israel but worldwide. It has the vitality that we couldn't find in other Israeli films with serious themes. Does this mean a whole new Israeli direction has begun? At least we know the great film-making of the country has widely attracted our attentions.
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