After 18 years dug into a heavily fortified mountain deep in occupied Lebanon, the last Israeli soldiers stationed at an ancient crusader stronghold called Beaufort receive orders to abandon their posts and come home…
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It's nice to know that reality in a down hill situation can lead to a withdrawal, but still follow ones instinct and beliefs that are grounded for ones own mission in life, or your country, and not give up by what is learned along the way.
“...for long stretches [Beaufort] feels more like science fiction. The small band of Israeli soldiers who are its main characters inhabit a mountain outpost in southern Lebanon that might as well be a space station marooned in a hostile galaxy. Its perspective on Israeli military action is neither guilty nor jingoistic but instead almost philosophical." - A.O. Scott, NYTimes. Ishai Adar's score is beautiful.
Languid at times, punctuated by moments of explosive tumult. Tension mounts as Israeli soldiers defend a remote mountain enclave. Nice location shots at an ancient stone fort. Plenty of commiserating between soldiers voicing heartfelt opinions about the foibles of combat and being stationed on a remote mountaintop, albeit with a spectacular view of the rugged Lebanese landscape. Intriguing drama of realistic caliber