Dir. Eytan Fox
(83min, Israel, 2012). Strand Releasing.
Hebrew with English Subtitles
Eytan Fox returns*
to the check in on the lead of his tragic romance Yossi &
Jagger, with an all-star Israeli cast of Ohad Knoller, Lior Ashkenazi,
Oz Zehavi, and Orly Silbersatz Banai in tow.
Ten years have
passed and Yossi is living a lonely existence in Tel Aviv, seeking retreat in
his work as a doctor. When an emotional meeting unfolds in his consulting room,
stirring up long suppressed memories of his relationship with Jagger, Yossi
decides to take off on a long overdue holiday.
Driving through the desolate
streets of southern Israel, stark images of city life eventually give way to
rolling road trip beauty and when he chances on a group of young, lively
soldiers, he finally wakes up from his decade-long
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*Never saw the first film, Yossi & Jagger? No worries: you really don't have to have seen the first one to enjoy this sequel. But. If you do
want to see it (for the first time, or just want to watch it again),
there are plenty of places to catch it, including Netflix Instant and Amazon Instant.