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AN OASIS ON THE HILL
USA | 2008 | Drama | English
Winner - Best Feature Film - Brooklyn Int'l Film Festival
Official Selection - SXSW Film Festival
"The simple sweetness of this heartfelt effort arrives as both endearing and culturally provocative."
- Toddy Burton, The Austin Chronicle
"A gem of a film, beautifully shot and perfectly cast!"
- Mary Glucksman, Filmmaker Magazine
"ARRANGED is a must-see in this globalized world!"
- Alex Navissi, The Daily Texan
Winner - Best Film - Award of the Israeli Film Academy
Winner - Best Screenplay - Award of the Israeli Film Academy
"Released as the settlements on the Gaza Strip were being dismantled, Cedar's film offers a refreshing new perspective of them and a sly critique of their origins."
- Ken Fox, TV Guide
"Remarkable! A winningly heartfelt little gem!"
- Jen Johans, Film Intution
"Always engaging to watch! A very warm and character-driven film that tackles the very timely, provocative subject of racial discrimination in a surprisingly gentle way."
- Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru
Official Selection - Sundance Film Festival
Official Selection - New York Film Festival
"The big payoffs arrive in a couple of small, understated moments of grace...thanks to Alice Rohrwacher's restrained buildup and direction, they certainly feel well earned."
- Boyd Van Hoeij, Variety
"A quietly impressive feature debut."
- Lee Marshall, Screen Daily
"Captivating! The images of two people, both in search of something heavenly, in this ghostly setting, is powerful, unforgettable stuff."
- Drew Taylor, indieWIRE
FOR MY FATHER
Nominated - Best Actor - Award of the Israeli Film Academy
Nominated - Best Supporting Actor - Award of the Israeli Film Academy
"Quite simply the most powerful and moving films I can remember seeing in years!"
- Eric Alterman, The Huffington Post
"Rich, moving [and] beautifully performed...I absolutely and unequivocably recommend it!"
- James van Maanen, TrustMovies.com
"A satisfying small film with a generous helping of privileged moments in which the characters can just be."
- George Robinson, The New York Jewish Week
Winner - Global Zoom Award - Children's Film Festival Seattle
"A truly heartfelt and absolutely delightful film, rich with both comic and dramatic episodes, that I would recommend to anyone!"
- Christina Zawadizsky, BookRoom Review
"There's an overall sense of grassroots intimacy [with] beauty at the core."
- Robert Bell, Exclaim.ca
"Inspiring! Powerful [and] delightful!"
- David Crumm, Read the Spirit
"[Rourke] has the intensity of a religious mystic..."
- Vincent Canby, The New York Times
Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival
Official Selection - Toronto Int'l Film Festival
"Both subtle and magnetic...Tahar Rahim [is] one of France's finest young actors...[FREE MEN] contributes a worthy and interesting chapter to the tradition of World War II dramas."
- A. O. Scott, The New York Times
"A testament to Rahim's screen presence...Free Men proves that the can't-take-your-eyes-off-him charisma the Franco-Algerian actor displayed in Jacques Audiard's A Prophet was no fluke."
- David Fear, Time Out New York
"[Tahar Rahim] has an undeniable screen presence that recalls a young Robert DeNiro [and] Lonsadale is, like always, a pleasure to watch."
- Jordan Mintzner, The Hollywood Reporter
- Anath White, RogerEbert.com
IN THE NAME OF
"Magnetic! It's a film to be admired."
- Jonathan Romney, Screen Daily
"This is emphatically not a typical melodrama...and thank god for that!"
- Kevin Langson, The Edge San Francisco
"An understated, sensitive film!"
- David Lewis, San Francisco Chronicle