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Kedma (2003)

Kedma (2003)





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Set seven days before the creation of the state of Israel in 1948, a small rusted ship with a group of survivors from Shoah is welcomed to the new territory by the shooting of British troops trying to forbid them from disembarking and by the shooting of the Jewish secret army who has come to help them. Only a small group actually succeeds in landing on the beach, to experience their first hours in Palestine.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Amos Gitai, Marie-Jose Sanselme, Marc Weitzmann, Haim Hazaz, Taufik Zayad
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 11, 2004
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Liron Levo
as Gideon
Sendi Bar
as Yardena
Moni Moshonov
as Klibanov
Sendi Bar
as Yardena
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Critic Reviews for Kedma

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (3)

For all its provocation, Kedma is an often dull, incoherent film, and its characters remain frustratingly sketchy.

Full Review… | February 6, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Mesmerizingly bad filmmaking.

Full Review… | January 16, 2003
Village Voice
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

The characters prove nothing more than patchy sketches and the drama simply evaporates.

Full Review… | May 26, 2006
Combustible Celluloid

Apesar do ritmo irregular e dos personagens mal delineados, oferece uma visão complexa e polêmica sobre o longo conflito entre judeus e árabes, o que me leva a recomendá-lo.

June 7, 2004
Cinema em Cena

Seems slow and aimless for half of its running time, but the last stretch is riveting and thought-provoking.

Full Review… | May 10, 2004
Montreal Film Journal

Audience Reviews for Kedma

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The best Israeli film I've seen yet. Extremely well-made and a powerful experience.


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