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Foxtrot (2017)

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A troubled family must face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son's desolate military post.

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Samuel Maoz

Writer:

Samuel Maoz
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lior Ashkenazi ... Michael Feldmann
Sarah Adler ... Daphna Feldmann
Yonaton Shiray ... Jonathan (as Yonathan Shiray)
Shira Haas ... Alma
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dekel Adin Dekel Adin ... Squad
Yehuda Almagor Yehuda Almagor ... Avigdor - Michael's Brother
Shaul Amir Shaul Amir ... Squad
Gefen Barkai ... Squad
Ran Buxenbaum Ran Buxenbaum ... Squad B
Rami Buzaglo Rami Buzaglo ... Driver of the toy van
Aryeh Cherner Aryeh Cherner ... High Ranking Officer
Eden Daniel Eden Daniel ... A boy in the back seat
Yael Eisenberg ... Female Soldier
Itay Exlroad Itay Exlroad ... Dancing Soldier
Eden Gmliel Eden Gmliel ... A girl in the back seat
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A troubled family must face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son's desolate military post.

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

rated R for some sexual content including graphic images, and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

Israel | Switzerland | Germany | France

Language:

Hebrew

Release Date:

21 September 2017 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Fokstrot See more »

Filming Locations:

Tel Aviv, Israel See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,629, 4 March 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$618,883, 21 June 2018
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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  • Later in the year, it made the December shortlist, but ultimately did not receive a nomination.
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Too neat of an ending
1 March 2018 | by chong_anSee all my reviews

As others have pointed out, this is a 3-act film. Act 1 provides a chilling view of the military precision of the Israeli military's process for informing a family of a tragedy. Act 2 provides a view of Foxtrot outpost, a checkpoint guarding some deserted road. There is the general boredom, combined with occasions of high anxiety, where any car to be checked could have suicide bombers. In Act 3, the family's unsuccessful attempt to see their son's body leads to more drama, with an ending that I consider too neat - hence my low score on the movie.


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