Dir. Nadav Lapid (2011).
Lapid’s first feature presents an Israel at once insular and balkanized. Two violent, violently self-absorbed tribal groups—one a disciplined elite police unit, the other an anarchic band of left-wing Jewish terrorists—find each other at a billionaire’s wedding in contemporary Tel Aviv. It’s ultra-macho muscle Jews versus fanatical neo-narodniks.
Sat., Oct. 15, 9:15 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 16, 2:45 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 5, 2011