Lebanon (2009)

R   |    |  Drama, War


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During the First Lebanon War in 1982, a lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town.


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  • Samuel Maoz in Lebanon (2009)
  • Oshri Cohen and Itay Tiran in Lebanon (2009)
  • Zohar Shtrauss and Yoav Donat in Lebanon (2009)
  • Samuel Maoz in Lebanon (2009)
  • Reymonde Amsallem in Lebanon (2009)
  • Reymonde Amsallem in Lebanon (2009)

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Director:

Samuel Maoz

Writer:

Samuel Maoz

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1 September 2010 | poc-1
5
| One dimensional
To be sure, this movie is innovative. The point of view of the tank commander, the claustrophobic interior of the tank. But really thats all. There is no meaningful character development and no change of scene. The basic message is war is hell, but that has been done so many times before.

Essentially it is 90 minutes of various shots of dirty unshaven men complaining, tank interior rumbling, oil and blood. periscope views of the outside where civilians get killed.

To call it Das Boot in a tank is an insult to that fine film, which has great characters, proper character development, genuine suspense and a crippling emotional climax. This movie has none of those.

Added to this is a long list of inaccuracies about tanks and tank warfare that have been written about elsewhere.

There are a few token allusions to the Lebanese war, evil Phalagists and the murder of civilians. Perhaps that's why it got a prize. I am no supporter of the Israeli Defence Force, but I prefer my movies to have more depth and nuance.

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Release Date:

15 October 2009

Language

Hebrew, Arabic, French, English


Country of Origin

Israel, France, Germany, UK

Filming Locations

Israel

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,145 8 August 2010

Gross USA:

$368,088

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,286,008

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