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CANNES FILM REVIEW: Keren Yedaya’s Jaffa

By Ray Bennett CANNES – “Jaffa,” directed by Keren Yedaya, whose 2004 film “Or” won five awards at the Festival de Cannes including the Critics Week Grand Prix and Camera d’Or, is an absorbing and touching family drama set in … Continue reading

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CANNES FILM REVIEW: ‘The Seven Days’

By Ray Bennett CANNES – The rule imposed on the family spending a week in mourning in Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz’s “The Seven Days” requires a demonstration of pious grief lest people talk. But there is so much talk in … Continue reading

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The happy accident of Cannes delight, ‘The Band’s Visit’

By Ray Bennett The best film so far at this year’s Festival de Cannes, by a country mile, is Eran Kolirin’s little gem, “The Band’s Visit”, and I’m so glad I stumbled upon it by accident. A mix-up led me … Continue reading

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