Ahed's Knee (Blu-ray)

Directed by Nadav Lapid

Release Year: 2021
Running Time: 109
UPC: 7 38329 25895 5
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: Israel
Language: Hebrew with English Subtitles
Genres: Drama
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Avshalom Pollak
Nur Fibak

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Directed by Nadav Lapid
Writer Nadav Lapid

A celebrated Israeli filmmaker named Y arrives in a remote desert village to present one of his films at a local library. Struggling to cope with the recent news of his mother’s terminal illness, he is pushed into a spiral of rage when the host of the screening, a government employee, asks him to sign a form placing restrictions on what he can say at the film’s Q&A. Told over the course of one day, the film depicts Y as he battles against the loss of freedom in his country and the fear of losing his mother. Nadav Lapid (Synonyms, The Kindergarten Teacher) wrote the film soon after the death of his own mother, who worked as an editor on many of his works. It offers a sharp critique of the censorship, hypocrisy, and violence instigated by Israel and repressive governments everywhere. The fact that it was produced, largely funded, and highly acclaimed in its home country highlights the complexities of a national cinema that refuses to be muzzled, born of the divisions of society itself. Winner of the Jury Prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, this boldly shot and conceived work feels as though it has welled up from the depths of its maker’s soul.

This film opens in theaters March 18. Click here to find a venue near you.


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Conversation with Nadav Lapid (courtesy of Film at Lincoln Center)

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“Few filmmakers rage with such naked emotion and formalist conviction.”

"Cuts to the heart of Nadav Lapid’s visceral genius... one of the world’s most irrepressible filmmakers."

“A blistering cri de coeur from a provocative auteur.”

"A work of robust intellectual energy and raging conflict."

"Astonishing. A startling, intellectually bruising Israeli drama. Interrogates a filmmaker’s moral duty in personally and politically fraught times. Quite possibly brilliant."

"A startlingly vital and experiential take on a burning political subject.”

“A spiky, intelligent drama about conflict and reconciliation."

“Everything about Ahed’s Knee is spellbinding.”

"An unpredictable, refreshing howl.”

"A drama that crackles with a never-consumed sexual energy. Avshalom Pollak... puts in a magnificently physical performance."

  • Winner: Jury Prize – Cannes Film Festival

  • Official Selection - Toronto International Film Festival

  • Official Selection – New York Film Festival

  • Official Selection – AFI Fest


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