Yossi & Jagger
First screened in November 2003
Director: Eytan Fox. Cast: Ohad Knoller, Yehuda Levi, Aya Steinovits, Assi Cohen, Sharon Raginiano, Hani Furstenberg, Erez Kahana, Hanan Savyon, Yuval Semo, Yaniv Moyal, Yael Perl Becker, Shmulik Bernheimer. Screenplay: Avner Bernheimer. Twitter Capsule:
Moving enough, but somehow feels simultaneously sketchy and padded, even at a mere 65 minutes. Not a born filmmaker.
Rare instance of foreign queer cinema that crossed over in the US. Beloved enough they made a sequel. But you can guess all the key beats.