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Yossi (2012)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  17 May 2012 (Israel)
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The sequel to Yossi & Jagger finds Dr. Yossi Gutmann reminiscing about his love ten years after his death. However, as he encounters a group of young soldiers, one of them, Tom, reignites his romantic feelings.

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Yossi
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Tom
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Moti
Orly Silbersatz Banai ...
Varda (as Orly Silbersatz)
Ola Schur Selektar ...
Nina (as Ola Schur-Selektar)
Meir Golan ...
Nimrod
Shlomi Ben Attar ...
Fefer
Amir Jerassi ...
Benda
Raffi Tavor ...
Mr. Amichai
Shlomo Sadan ...
Professor Neuman
Gil Desiano ...
Yariv
Bobbi Jean Smith ...
Rachelle
Keren Ann ...
Herself
Nuria Lusinzky ...
Nurse Lea
Elias Abboud ...
Sinai Beach Owner
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The sequel to Yossi & Jagger finds Dr. Yossi Gutmann reminiscing about his love ten years after his death. However, as he encounters a group of young soldiers, one of them, Tom, reignites his romantic feelings.

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$500,000 (estimated)

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$12,287 (USA) (25 January 2013)

Gross:

$116,207 (USA) (12 April 2013)
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It's an alright film
5 April 2014 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film tells the life of Yossi, the Israeli soldier who lost his love in war, ten years after his loss. Yossi has become a cardiologist, working in a hospital. He is lonely and solitary on purpose. He meets a young soldier, and he struggles whether to let someone into his life or not, just like last time with Jagger.

"Yossi" is very similar to the last film, "Yossi & Jagger". Yossi is basically still the same restrained and solitary man, rejecting something beautiful for reasons only he would know. The pacing is slow, which echoes the psychological state of Yossi being slow to warm up to people who love him. It also touches on healing after loss, and the stigma on being gay, but these themes are not so well developed to become tear jerking subplots. Though it is not particularly engaging or moving, and the low budget shows, it is still worth a watch.


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