Ha-shoter (Policeman) Reviews

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June 8, 2014
Israel's fractured psyche is plumbed via narrative splintering in Policeman, Nadav Lapid's compelling drama about his homeland's burgeoning social unrest.
June 17, 2013
Yet from the get-go an ambient unease has been built into the film's thoughtful cutting and framing, more Antonioni than Haneke.
June 10, 2014
Nadav Lapid's Policeman deftly examines the physical and spiritual fallout of ideology turning into action.
May 23, 2013
Lands a gut-punch once their paths intersect in the riveting climax.
January 4, 2013
December 14, 2011
The film asks if we really know our enemy and it's an idea that's hit home with force in the deeply troubling final shot.
December 14, 2011
Fascinating but uneven.
November 1, 2011
Director Nadav Lapid, in his feature debut, over-emphasizes the rituals of machismo, from the back slapping (thump, thump, thump) to the fetishizing of guns that carries over the entire film.
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