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Israel: A Home Movie Reviews

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Diana Clarke
Village Voice
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The stakes are higher, but the premise is more or less the same as when grandpa whips out the projector.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 10, 2013
Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post
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Ultimately, this film reveals the Israeli self-image, but not much more.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

July 11, 2013
Rachel Saltz
New York Times
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The images and voices are a mix of the curious, the compassionate, the condescending and worse.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

July 10, 2013
Louis Proyect
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Soft-core Zionist propaganda in the vein of "Waltz for Bashir" or "The Gatekeepers".

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews

June 28, 2013
David Fear
Time Out New York
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Filling in the gaps about the who, what and where, much less the why, of it all isn't on the menu.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

July 10, 2013
Wes Greene
Slant Magazine

A prismatic meditation on an entire nation, Eliav Lilti's documentary is history as abstraction.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

July 4, 2013
Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
AV Club
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The footage often speaks for itself; at times, it seems like Israel would work better as a silent film, allowing the home movies to serve their original function without commentary.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B-

July 10, 2013
Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com

Counters myths and official views, [with] the unusually frank look at the changing perceptions of the indigenous Palestinian population, before and after independence.

Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com | Original Score: 6/10

July 13, 2013
Chris Barsanti
Film Journal International

The chaotic and hopeful history of a young nation is idiosyncratically told through this kaleidoscopic barrage of home-movie footage that ranges from the kitchen to the battlefield.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

July 10, 2013
Kam Williams
Sly Fox

Israel captured through the eyes of ordinary citizens as a vulnerable refuge where tragedy has become the norm, and where peace invariably leads back to war.

Full Review Source: Sly Fox | Original Score: 3/4

July 22, 2013
Noel Murray
The Dissolve

There's a matter-of-factness to Israel: A Home Movie that's disquieting, as it shows the joy and determination of a nation in the making, and the dismayed faces of those elbowed aside.

Full Review Source: The Dissolve | Original Score: 3/5

July 11, 2013
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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This haunting cinematic collage puts a human face on the country's strife-wracked history.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

October 9, 2013
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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Some titles embrace us. They seem to have been waiting, affectionately quintessential -- the heart of the matter. Such is Israel: A Home Movie.

Full Review Source: The New Republic

October 9, 2013
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