Tag Archives: Sasson Gabai

Oscar won’t visit ‘Band’ but audiences certainly will

The delightful film “The Band’s Visit” (Bikur Ha-Tizmoret), starring Ronit Elkebetz and Sasson Gabai (pictured), which was a hit at the Festival de Cannes, opens at the Curzon Mayfair on Friday and in the United States on Dec. 7. The … Continue reading

Posted in Festival de Cannes, Film, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Festival de Cannes, Film, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment