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Certificate 18
Cast
Ari Folman
Ori Sivan
Ronny Dayag
Shmuel Frenkel
Ron Ben-Yishai
Directors
Ari Folman
Screenwriters
Running Time
90mins minutes

Waltz With Bashir
The best animated documentary you'll see this year. Or any


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Plot
On realising he has no memory of serving in the Israeli Army during the First Lebanon War in 1982, Ari Folman tracks down his old buddies to hear their stories of the conflict, and try to solve the mystery of his own psychological blindspot.


Verdict
A bravura documentary which balances the personal and the political as it peers into the First Lebanon War, its animated approach never feeling like a novelty. Astonishing, unforgettable: you have to see it.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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