“The film dispenses with any mention of anti-Semitism, just as it dispenses with any mention of racism.”5
“The founding fathers of our country, and all of the politicians for many years, always looked at cinema as a stepchild of Israeli culture.”
“More than any other great filmmaker, Lewis is presumed to be constantly in need of defense.”
“Our Israeli Diary, 1978” will be most resonant for past travelers to Israel, or anyone with a particular interest in Fraser or Pinter.
Shelley Berman, a stand-up comic whose career spanned “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “The Twilight Zone” has died at the age of 92.
“They feared that the right wing in Israel would say that the show had ‘humanized the terrorists.’”
“All the men are incredibly buff, and the women are beautiful. A lot of men in speedos, if that’s your thing. Fortunately for me, it is.”
Before she was a filmmaker, Yuliya Solntseva was the Queen of Mars.
Man does not live on melodrama and ennui alone.
The film has earned more than $800 million worldwide — and still hasn’t opened in Japan.
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