O Jerusalem (2007)
Critic Consensus: Though a noble effort, O Jerusalem fails to combine this history lesson and human drama into a coherent cinematic piece.
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as Bobby Goldman
as Saïd Chahine
as David Levin
as Ben Gurion
as Golda Meir
as Sir Cunningham
as Abdel Khader
as Amin Chahine
as Isaac Roth
as Ehud Avriel
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Critic Reviews for O Jerusalem
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Good intentions often make bad movies.
The filmmakers split time between history and personal drama in ways that do full service to neither.
In trying to be sensitive to such a controversial issue, O Jerusalem glazes over important events settling for mediocrity while giving a history lesson more appropriate for high school.
Audience Reviews for O Jerusalem
Decent movie. Nothing spectacular, though...
A very moving film that includes actual historical footage. It made a historical event I was impartial to mean something, and I think that's the point of a movie like this.
An interesting depiction based upon the book (also titled 'O Jerusalem') that centralizes upon events that led to the rise of the statehood of Israel. Great cast- Said Taghmaoui, J.J. Field, Mel Raido, Maria Papas, Patrick Bruel, and Ian Holm. Worthy!
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