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Ratings & Reviews

  1. CarlosEsquives's rating of the film Jaffa

    Un melodrama frustrado por el drama familiar. El filme de Yedaya tiene gran potencia a pesar de que los conflictos que se manifiestan no tienden a mayores. La escena de una pelea o una confesión de pronto no tienen ese nivel dramático del antes del clímax, que es toda una larga ansiedad o angustia. El logro radica en cómo se encadena acciones leves, pero que cobijan un escape o un secreto. Hay humanidad y prejuicio.

  2. FISCHER's rating of the film Jaffa

    Construite sur les fondements et les principes mêmes de la tragédie grecque antique, une oeuvre solide et prenante, affirmant la prédominance de l'amour sur les rigidités des conventions sociales et les vicissitudes de la fortune, valorisée par une interprétation parfaite des principaux protagonistes... www.cinefiches.com

  3. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film Jaffa

  4. T Mills's rating of the film Jaffa

    The story is good and effective. However, the shot choices and lighting are off. I think the film would have benefited from a more natural look but it's lit like a soap opera at times. It counteracts the drama. Also, I don't know if anyone else had this issue but these were some of the most out of sync subtitles I have ever seen.

  5. Bernardo Anderson's rating of the film Jaffa

    A girl is dealt a hard decision between her lover and her family. Well made and interesting characters.

  6. Ben Loory's rating of the film Jaffa

    The first half is so incredibly intense, it's like the rest of it suffers from PTSD. Comes together nicely at the end, but there's a definite dip in the middle.

  7. El Biffo's rating of the film Jaffa

    Fabulous cast, with Dana Ivgy and Ronit Elkabetz, who both starred in OR (2004), also by Keren Yedaya.

  8. M****'s rating of the film Jaffa

  9. afuchs's rating of the film Jaffa

    A sterile, devastating film. Carefully and painfully dissecting its plot from the "big picture" that you'd so much like to see, it makes you desperate to ignore it, and leaves you in a state of excruciating, unresolved awareness. And still it is a film about a family. It seems to draw heavily upon Middle Eastern drama, of which I am no expert, and nods skillfully to Amos Gitai, the maestro.

  10. pedrobotton's rating of the film Jaffa