Next to Her Reviews

April 9, 2019
Director Asaf Korman, writer Liron Ben-Shlush and cinematographer Amit Yasur have come together to create what is a remarkably assured debut feature. The script is psychologically convincing and full of fascinating little details.
August 21, 2018
This is the best film I have seen in 2016 - well written, good direction that allowed the actresses to act and space for the audience to take it all in and draw their own conclusions. A must see!
January 12, 2018
Every scene is good, its careful design enhancing the movie's portrayal of a human reality and eliciting the right response from the audience. Few movies warrant such unhesitating praise.
January 2, 2017
It might leave you utterly traumatised, but this is one of the most daring, sensitive love stories in recent memory.
December 18, 2016
A largely convincing and rewarding drama.
March 14, 2016
An uncomfortable, unflinching tale of jealousy and resentment.
March 13, 2016
Heartfelt, moving and honest ...
March 11, 2016
A discreet and compellingly authentic study of misplaced devotion that makes oppressive use of claustrophobic interiors to capture a dependency that is both affecting and unsettling.
March 11, 2016
A simple, clear-sighted drama which never attempts to convince it has all the solutions.
March 10, 2016
Unapologetic and unflinching in equal turns.
March 10, 2016
Shlush's screenplay, based on her own experiences, is admirable for its unflinching honesty, but there are odd flashes of humour and warmth to lighten up the bleak.
March 10, 2016
Intelligently scripted, tactfully directed and superbly played, this is a compelling study in doing the right things for the wrong reasons.
March 7, 2016
Explores the line where caring becomes selfish rather than selfless.
March 7, 2016
An uncomfortable but compelling human drama.
February 23, 2015
Ben-Shlush is riveting in the central role.
June 18, 2014
A complex first film that carefully trods a tightrope