Walk on Water

Walk on Water

Walk on Water

  Actually it is quite a simple job that Eyal (Lior Ashkenazi), a young agent of the Mossad run, is that the contract killer is on the way to the mission, the old Nazi war criminals and Alfred Himmelmann to identify and liquidate. To this end, Eyal makes itself up to heaven’s grandson Axel (Knut Berger), who visits the Holy Land to meet his sister Pia (Carolina Peters), to which her family has turned its back and lives in a kibbutz. But Eyal’s not quite to the point, the suicide of his wife makes him difficult to establish, because he does not feel quite innocent. Reluctantly, he accepts the order and accompanied Axel disguised as a tourist on their tour through Israel.

All the more horrified he is, as prove to Axel and his sister as very pleasant people who do not meet all that his stereotypes of the evil Germans. Both are with the past of her grandfather’s nothing to do, they are tolerant and full of enthusiasm for Israel and have a remarkable vision regarding the Middle East conflict – a brother and sister, which is about as exciting as Hansel and Gretel. One irritated Eyal but because half repelled, half-fascinated, he must realize that Axel loves men. However, departing as the loveable German, so the story is not over yet because the Mossad believed that the sky will show up looking for Alfred Mann in Berlin at the birthday party of Axel’s father (Hanns Zischler). Eyal But he also has a completely different reason to go to Germany even if he did not initially like to admit.

In addition to the foreground action thriller sees it, the Israeli director Eytan Fox sent in his film Walk on Water, a lot of issues are interwoven with each other: What is the ratio of young Israelis to the Germans? What are the possibilities and prospects are there for the Israeli society, with its own past and deal with the presence of the unresolved conflict with the Palestinians? What is the role of masculinity rites for the thinking and actions in Israel? And how prejudices and stereotypes can be broken? Particularly noteworthy is the gradual erosion of Eyal facade of callousness cooler, which will only hide behind a tank’s own violations of the ideologies and prejudices, which is the secret, however, always succeeds so well. Walk on Water is a successful and highly entertaining educational, unique and alone do not know where the abundant exaggerated conclusions convincing.

Title: Walk on Water Country of production: Israel Year of production: 2004 Length: 104 (Min) of material: Arsenal

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