Yossi And Jagger details
|Starring:||Ohad Knoller, Yehuda Levi, Yehuda Levi|
|Genres:||Drama - General, Gay/Lesbian - General, World Cinema - French|
Yossi And Jagger
|Run time:||1 hour 5 minutes|
|Rental release:||14 Nov 2005|
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Budget cinema at its bestBy sweetpea from cardiff , 15 Jul 2007
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[Highly rated reviewer]This is sort of a remake of the last episode of Blackadder Goes Forth, but with no jokes and an extra twist. We spend a day in an Israeli army outpost following the two lead characters struggling to synchronise their expectations from each other. Certainly not a stereotypical setting for a gay romance. Considering that the film was probably shot in a day with no budget, it is fantastically smooth and effortless as the tension builds towards the final 'death charge' scene. All characters are wonderfully cold and emotionless, what an unusual treat, culminating in the last scene, when Yossi meeets Yagger's family for the first time - at Yagger's funeral and as a complete and ignored outsider.
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Nowhere nearBy Thegaycritic (72 reviews) , 23 Mar 2013as good as Yossi - maybe I would think more of this if I hadn't seen that first. And it was a very short movie. Some tender moments though.
The genre is drama!!!By a customer , 13 Oct 2012
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideWhy did I not see it was a gay DRAMA? It's a good film but I hated the end, just when i was geting into the love story
Budget film...By a customer from OXON , 15 Mar 2012Starts off well but doesn't really go anywhere or do anything. It's well shot and it's well acted but there is no plot to speak of at all
Gay Film in war at times a slight boreBy Discodazzer (4 reviews) , 05 Mar 2012Short and sweet but nothing amazing.
Probably be better on stage than as a movie - basic and cheap quality of filming which made it harder to get into it, story was ok, plot was interesting enough with some good thought provoking moments but ending was rather predictable. All made for Sunday afternoon viewing rather than something you must see.
Short but sweetBy leicestershiregril (5 reviews) from Leicester , 24 Mar 2011
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideThis is the second film I've seen by this director, Eytan Fox, and both times I've really liked his portrayal of gay relationships - very sweet and not just all about the sex. The other was The Bubble and I agree with the previous reviewer who said that that is a superior film (it's one of my favourite films). For a start it's longer - this film WAS very short. And it's more satisfying - it takes you on a journey with the characters and makes important points about being gay and the political and cultural situation in Israel/Palestine, whereas this film felt like a vignette. I was dying at the end for Yossi to come out of the closet at the shiva. It would have given a sense of his character having grown.