Lebanon (DVD)

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Extra Features…
The commentary with director Samuel Maoz is absolutely outstanding, bringing a personal perspective as he discusses his own wartime experiences hand in hand with the turbulent making of the movie.There are also essays on the conflict, but the commentary is the star of the show. 4 stars

ROLL CREDITS…
Stars Reymond Amsalem, Ashraf Barhom, Oshri Cohen
Director Samuel Maoz
Format DVD & Blu-ray
Distributor Metrodome
Released August 23

 

Lebanon (2009)

War wounds

For a film set almost entirely within the confines of a military tank, Lebanon is surprisingly far-reaching both in terms of its accomplishment and its impact. The recipient of the Golden Lion at the 2009 Venice Film Festival, it’s an intense, claustrophobic and remarkable tribute to the strength of humanity under extreme duress.

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