Yossi & Jagger Synopsis
Gay Israeli soldiers (Yehuda Levi, Ohad Knoller) must keep their affair a secret.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Slight but extremely effective, and its characters so engaging that even the sad finale, which is not entirely unexpected or original,...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The lazy story takes on a passion and urgency that peaks in an emotional finale.
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75

Premiere

By Peter Debruge
Although director Eytan Fox focuses on Yossi and Jagger's specific situation, he also casts a critical eye on the responsibility military...
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75

Chicago Tribune

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Most of the film's action takes place on the base, where Fox smartly concentrates on how this relationship -- tormented at times,...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

Surprisingly lighthearted, thanks to Israeli director Eytan Fox's deft touch with comedy and old- fashioned romance.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
What the movie lacks in ambition, originality, and grit, it makes up for in pure feeling.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

Y&J could have been made anywhere, really; it's a tale of being scared, of being hopeful, of the unsettling intersection between commitment...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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The film ambles along at a relaxed pace, well depicting the uneasy relationships among the soldiers and the mixture of boredom and danger...
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The film is hampered by a somewhat shallow, soap-operatic climax. But Knoller is superb as a practical man trying to balance reason and...
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60

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Daring, ultimately heartbreaking.
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