MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 880 this week

Joe + Belle (2011)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  1 June 2011 (Israel)
5.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.1/10 from 160 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 17 critic

A dark comedy about two girls who fall in love with their country and with each other en route from Tel Aviv to Sderot (the ongoing target of Qassam rocket attacks).

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 70 titles
created 09 Oct 2011
 
a list of 49 titles
created 10 Oct 2011
 
a list of 100 titles
created 30 Jun 2013
 
a list of 124 titles
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 35 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Joe + Belle" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Joe + Belle (2011)

Joe + Belle (2011) on IMDb 5.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Joe + Belle.
2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Ambrosia I (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A beautiful and talented fashion designer's excitement in landing a dream job is complicated when her new boss takes more than a professional interest in her, which makes her question her ... See full summary »

Director: Baharak Saeid Monir
Stars: Sahar Biniaz, Camyar Chai, Heather Doerksen
Intentions (2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A coming of age piece: an exploration of love, relationships, and sexuality. The story revolves around a married college Professor who unexpectedly falls in love with one of her female ... See full summary »

Director: Luane Beck
Stars: Deidre Kotch, Katherine Lee, Maria Biber-Ferro
Crime | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A lesbian wanna-be model falls dangerously in love with an up and coming painter. The relationship goes too far too fast and the lines between art and sex get blurred.

Director: Ryan Andrew Balas
Stars: Deirdre Herlihy, Julia Porter Howe, Morgan Powell
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Have you ever fallen in love with your best friend? Jamie is moving in 2 weeks from Chicago to New York hoping to become a Broadway actress. Her best friend Jessica is bummed because she's ... See full summary »

Director: Wendy Jo Carlton
Stars: Jax Jackson, Jessica London-Shields, Fawzia Mirza
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Jess meets Casey, a very openly gay woman and quickly the girls form a strong romantic bond which forces Jess to come to terms with her true sexuality; risking her family and hurting her best friend/husband.

Director: Heather Tobin
Stars: Kelly Ames, Don Burns, Tammi Chau
Girl Seeks Girl (TV Series 2008)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

This hot and hilarious lesbian soap opera takes you on a wild ride through the mixed up love lives of a group of sexy Madrid lesbians including the unbelievably gorgeous Spanish TV star Celia Freijeiro. Think: The L Word meets Almodovar.

Stars: Celia Freijeiro, Sandra Collantes, Cristina Pons
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A pretty eighteen year-old puts herself and her family in danger when she leads a double life as an erotic web cam model.

Director: Michael Baumgarten
Stars: Brittany Nicole Kovler, Lydia Pritchett, Danny Pardo
Slip Away (2011)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Selena and Jane are tangled in a web of desire. One struggles to find perfect love, while the other chases gratification through artificial bliss. How far does one go before they simply Slip Away?

Director: T.M. Scorzafava
Stars: Lauren Birriel, Michelle Bonilla, Wilson Cruz
Finn's Girl (2007)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Dr. Finn Jeffries plays a new stepmother to her deceased lover's daughter Zelly. She also took over her lover's abortion clinic that is being protested by increasingly violent "pro-lifer's"... See full summary »

Directors: Dominique Cardona, Laurie Colbert
Stars: Brooke Johnson, Yanna McIntosh, Maya Ritter
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Two couples in their twenties, who are struggling to find substance and meaning in their lives and relationships, meet by happenstance in a New York City Irish tavern called The Four-Faced Liar.

Director: Jacob Chase
Stars: Daniel Carlisle, Todd Kubrak, Emily Peck
Entwinement (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

When Michaela loses her job her life starts to fall apart. Flatmate Stephanie has always supported her, and now that support is financial as well. As Stephanie helps Michaela they meet two ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Burrows
Stars: Faye Ormston, Amy Ormston, Ashley Chandler
The Adored (2012)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Photographer Francesca builds Maia's confidence while having to control her own obsessive and sexual desires towards Maia. As they spend more time together, Maia becomes the object of her obsession and things slowly spiral out of control.

Directors: Carl Medland, Amarjeet Singh
Stars: Laura Martin-Simpson, Ione Butler, Jake Maskall
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Veronica Kedar ...
Joe
...
Irit Gidron ...
...
Ra'anan Hefetz ...
Noa Provisor ...
Florence Bloch ...
Belle's Mother
Shalev Gelber ...
Nitai Gvirtz ...
Tal Englander
Elinor Noi
Itai Roitenberg
Narkis Tepler ...
Lesbian in club
Liron Tsur ...
Waitress
Edit

Storyline

A dark comedy about two girls that fall in love with their country and each other en route from Tel Aviv to Sderot. Joe is a frustrated drug dealer and Belle is a french psychopath. The two meet and get involved in an absurd murder in the center of Tel Aviv. They now have to dump the body and escape the police. In this long and difficult journey, the coincidental encounter becomes a true love story that can only exist in one place - Sderot, the ongoing target of Qassam rocket attacks in Israel. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

love | sderot | murder | escape | drugs | See more »

Taglines:

If love is not madness... It is not love See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

1 June 2011 (Israel)  »

Also Known As:

Joe and Belle  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

ILS 110,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Joe + Belle
3 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A very original romance and comedy from a first time director, Veronica Kefar which had my attention right from the start. In this, two girls, are on the run from the law and an amusing set-up, amidst the falling rockets in present day Israel. The magical Sivan Levy literally drops into the life of Veronica Kedar, a disenchanted, alienated small-time drug dealer in Tel-Aviv and then the race is on. They consistently survive on the run as they learn about each other and belonging. The film begins so dark and becomes brighter and brighter as one identifies with Ms Kedar's character and falls in love with Ms Levy's.

There may be comparisons to Thelma and Louise, but I enjoyed this much more. This is Indie, streetwise, funny and quite an intelligent film, weaving together disparate thoughts and emotions. To think this is Ms Kedar's first film. It is amazing.


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
liked the sound track + snake nrho-243-714395
Discuss Joe + Belle (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?