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March 9, 2018

At the Movies: Israeli drama ‘Foxtrot' is an absolute stunner

By LINDSEY BAHR
AP Film Writer

Watching the Israeli film “Foxtrot “ is like watching a dream play out.

Writer-director Samuel Maoz's (”Lebanon”) excellent film is of course more structured than the average dream (or nightmare), with themes and Greek tragedy twists that are expertly crafted to test the heart, but there is a precise sensation of out-of-body powerlessness and comic absurdity throughout that can only be described as dream-like. And the overall experience is a meditative and powerful one.


 
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