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Her life takes a most unpredictable turn when she happens upon a tearstained little girl Nikol Leidman who wanders out of the ocean, wearing only a pair of panties and toting an inner tube — origin unknown. Keren as Noa Knoller Ma. Etgar Keret and Shira Geffen. Watch and Download When the Road Bends Dostoevsky– at least according to one of the characters– could get his writing done anywhere; nothing distracted him. After a mix-up at a checkpoint, they find themselves living the Batya is one of the servers at the wedding reception of Keren, a young bride who breaks her leg in trying to escape from a locked toilet stall, which ruins her chance at a romantic honeymoon in the Caribbean. Variety – Alissa Simon.
But when I ask myself what it is that these women in the movie want, I come up with bubkes. Jason McBride-Globe and Mail Most of the first hour passes without much more forward motion than its namesake. But in the corners and niches of that slow development, we get to know a handful of people, kovie drawn in fast sketches. Affording equal emphasis to each tale, Keret and Geffen first hone in on Batya Sarah Adlera young woman employed as a caterer, whose firm places strongest emphasis on weddings.
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Levit ReelTalk Movie Reviews. An original film beautifully edited with lyrical flair. Just as I began to appreciate that it had depths I hadn’t perceived, it was over.
Dec 14, Rating: In her private life, Joy struggles with geographical estrangement from her young son — who still resides in the Philippines — and remains completely aware of the irony that she’s caring for nonfamilial dependents but virtually abandoning her own flesh and blood.
Also present at the wedding reception is a Filipino caregiver, Joy Ma-nenita De Latorresaddled with tull array of grouchy, snotty elderly clients who make verbal barbs in Hebrew that she cannot understand.
Jellyfish (part 1) 2007
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I Am the Night. Meduzot the Hebrew word for Jellyfish tells the story of three very different Israeli women living in Tel Aviv whose intersecting stories weave an unlikely portrait of modern Israeli life.
Although it runs 78 minutes, it feels like 78 hours. The celebrated Israeli author Etgar Keret and his wife, screenwriter Shira Geffen, directed this luminous foray into magic realism, Tel Aviv style.
There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. Steven Rea-Philadelphia Inquirer Provides a diverting portrait of modern-day Israel, as the filmmakers eschew history, politics and religion to focus instead on more intimate and universal issues of fate, loss and the longing meduzof connect. However, there are themes that are consistent with each, especially concerning love and how a meduzo is sometimes required to care for loved ones, be they young or old.
One of the guests is Joy, a Philippine chore woman attending the event with her employer, and who doesn’t speak any Hebrew she communicates mainly in Englishand who is guilt-ridden after having left her young son behind in the Philippines. Very unusual, but very likeable and quite colorful, as well. Nenita Flores Dela Torre The ocean — recurrent throughout the picture — adds an allegorical layer to the proceedings; in the hands of Keret and Geffen, it symbolizes the narrative juggle of multiple lives, and the lack of self-determinism inherent in any — the idea that all are wholly subject to the caprices of fate.
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Jon Frosch-The Stranger Seattle, WA This festival favourite has moments of promise but Jellyfish is lacking, has an unwillingness to completely contextualize the women in this contemporary setting Dan Jardine-Cinemania Explores modern-day loneliness and alienation in Tel Aviv. Dennis Schwartz-Ozus’ World Movie Reviews A large number of idiosyncratic and deadpan supporting characters provides amusement around dispirited women floating through sweetly satisfying meanderings. A surprisingly accessible and easy to watch feature that omvie won the Critic’s Week prize at Cannes.
An imaginative Israeli film about loneliness, missing persons, and the value of truly being present with others. Water– the sea, the rain, the ceiling leak– is a nemesis, but it also holds the promise of rebirth.
Chicago Reader – Andrea Gronvall. I appreciated and admired the craftsmanship of Jellyfish more than I loved it, and I fkll its whimsical, magic-realist touches a bit cloying. Movie Info Israeli co-directors Etgar Keret and Shira Geffen’s ensemble comedy drama Meduzot aka Jellyfish, weaves together multiple seriocomic tales of intersecting lives, set against the deep azure backdrop of Middle Eastern seascapes. The story of a Palestinian widow meduzoh must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.
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The ocean — recurrent throughout the picture — adds an allegorical layer to the proceedings; in the hands of Keret and Geffen, it symbolizes the narrative juggle of multiple lives, and the lack of self-determinism inherent in any — the idea that all are wholly subject to the caprices of fate. Yes No Report this. Read what TV critics are saying about the host-free Oscar broadcast, Illanit Ben Yaakov as Galia.
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Batya is one of the servers at the wedding reception of Keren, a young bride who breaks her leg in trying to escape from a locked toilet stall, which ruins her chance at a romantic honeymoon in the Caribbean.
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Andrea Gronvall Chicago Reader. This is a Jellyfish with no sting. Zeitgeist Films Release Date: My Favourite Middle East Movies. Thematically, it’s extremely precise, and one of its most compelling themes is the failure, or uselessness, of language.