Kippur Movie Review 2000

Information and Film Reviews for Kippur the Movie

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Set during Israel's 1973 Yom Kippur War--named after the Jewish holiday on which Egypt and Syria launched a surprise attack. Director Gitai's (a veteran himself) war drama concerns friends Weinraub (Levo) and Ruso (Ruso), who are in a rush to join their reserve unit. But their unit has already left, so they wind up in the company of Klauzner (Klauzner), a medic, and join a helicoptor rescue squad in evacuating the dead and wounded. It's a striking combination of commitment, tedium, frustration, fear, and disillusionment. Hebrew with subtitles.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 117 minutes.
Originally from Israeli.

Cast and Crew

Israel, Military: Foreign, War, General, Period Piece: 1970s
Amos Gitai, Marie-Jose Sanselme
Liron Levo, Tomer Ruso, Uri Klauzner
Renato Berta
Amos Gitai
Jan Garbarek

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