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Lebanon (2009)

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5 out of 10 Disturbingly brilliant
Kieran from Limerick, 25 Jul 2011
A film almost entirely shot inside a tank and revolving around the 4 man crew was one of the most riveting I have seen in years. It focuses on the innocent casualties of conflict and the unwilling youth forced to fight. The acting is top notch, you can feel their desperation. One of the greatest anti war movies ever made imo.
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Lebanon is a personal film, a film about four boys who had never been involved in anything violent before and found themselves killing people, A film about survival against a palpable threat of death, a situation in which the conflict between their basic instincts and human conscious claims its victims. The First Lebanon War - June, 1982: A lone tank is dispatched to search a hostile town that has already been bombarded by the Israel Air Force. What seems to be a simple mission...

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