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Yossi (2012)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  17 May 2012 (Israel)
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This sequel to Yossi and 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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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 (as Nuria Luzinsky)
Elias Abboud ...
Sinai Beach Owner
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This sequel to Yossi and 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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17 May 2012 (Israel)  »

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Ha-Sippur shel Yossi  »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$116,207 (USA) (12 April 2013)
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Follows Yossi & Jagger (2002) See more »

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My Name Is Trouble (KAT Remix)
Performed by Keren Ann
Written, composed and produced by Keren Ann (as Keren Ann Zeidel)
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Israel's answer to Brokeback Mountain
26 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Both of these movies were powerful films and the sequel does not disappoint. Ohad Knoller did a wonderful job. One of the existing reviews seemed to judge everything based on the looks of the individual actors in the film which seemed rather shallow. I did agree with them on some points though. Yes, Yossi, in spite of the weight he has added, still carried the movie, and he is still a strikingly handsome fellow. At first I could not recognize him as the same fellow that was in Jossi and Jagger. Secondly, the toilet scene where the other doctor brings a girl in to have a threesome with Yossi, seemed a little out of place, but perhaps it added some additional perspective to the lonely and dismal place that Jossi was in his life at that stage. Overall, I loved the movie and would say that it is easily Israel's answer to Brokeback Mountain. I thought about Jossi for days after viewing the film in much the same way I did when I saw Brokeback Mountain.

I would now like to see anything with Ohad Knoller in it...he is my new favorite actor. Go Ohad!!!


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