Saturday, March 28, 2009

Waltz with Bashir (2008)

From NetFlix: Utilizing vivid black-and-white animation in this Golden Globe winner for Best Foreign Language Film, director Ari Folman documents his quest to explore the memory gaps in his life during his service for the Israeli army in the Lebanese war of the early 1980s. Recounting several story vignettes based on recorded interviews with colleagues and friends, Folman explores the horrors of war and the curious coping mechanisms that mankind uses to survive and function under brutal circumstances. 2008, 87 minutes

NY Times Review by A.O. Scott


This is a riveting film. Sobering, dark, memorable. Destined to become a classic.

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