Lebanon (Levanon) (2010)
Critic Consensus: A powerful and personal account of war on the front line, writer-director Samuel Maoz takes the viewer inside an Israeli tank to deliver an exhausting, original film.
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|Rating:||R (for disturbing bloody war violence, language including sexual references, and some nudity.)|
|Genre:||Art House & International, Drama|
|Directed By:||Samuel Maoz|
|Written By:||Samuel Maoz|
|In Theaters:||Aug 6, 2010 Limited|
|On DVD:||Jan 18, 2011|
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Critic Reviews for Lebanon (Levanon)
We can smell the sweat, urine and diesel fuel in Lebanon. We can taste the exhaust, the metallic tang of explosive fumes from a shell ejected from the cannon.
Lebanon is an absolutely stunning piece of work. Both incredibly powerful and completely captivating, it's one of the best films I've ever seen.
Though not as explicitly focused on memory as Waltz with Bashir, Lebanon's style lends its own dredged-from-memory, expressionistic rawness.
It's amazing how much tension can be built up in such a small space.
Audience Reviews for Lebanon (Levanon)
A suffocating and complex war film shot entirely inside a tank to depict the personal impact of a conflict and centered on four Israeli soldiers within the vehicle moving across an invaded land, isolated from the chaos outside but seeing everything through the gun-sight.
Lebanon is a rehashed addition to the 'War is Hell' genre. It offers nothing new and fails to engage as a large proportion of its audience will be muttering 'I've seen it all before' to themselves.
'Lebanon'. A gritty and visceral look at the war in the 1980s, geniusely directed purely from the viewpoint of a group of soldiers inside one tank, with their scope / viewfinder being the only link to the outside world.
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