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Films screening at this event

Waltz With Bashir

original title
ואלס עם באשיר
Director
Ari Folman
Country
France, Germany, Israel
Year
2008
Duration
90 min

 

“Absolute stunner” – Wall Street Journal

“A masterpierce” – L’Express

One night at a bar, an old friend tells director Ari Folman about a recurring nightmare in which he is chased by 26 vicious dogs. The two men conclude that there’s a connection to their Israeli Army mission in the first Lebanon War of the early eighties. Ari is surprised that he can no longer remember a thing about that period of his life.

Intrigued by this riddle, he decides to meet and interview old friends and comrades around the world. He needs to discover the truth about that time and about himself. As Ari delves deeper and deeper into the mystery, his memory begins to creep up in surreal images…

Winner: Best Foreign Film, Golden Globes 2009

Nominated: Best Foreign Film, Academy Awards 2009