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Yossi (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 17 May 2012 (Israel)
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This sequel to Yossi and Jagger finds Dr. Yossi Gutmann reminiscing about his love ten years after his death; however, as he encounters a group of young soldiers, one of them, Tom, reignites his romantic feelings.

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Moti
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Varda (as Orly Silbersatz)
Ola Schur Selektar ...
Nina (as Ola Schur-Selektar)
Meir Golan ...
Nimrod
Shlomi Ben Attar ...
Fefer
Amir Jerassi ...
Benda
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Mr. Amichai
Shlomo Sadan ...
Professor Neuman
Gil Desiano ...
Yariv
Bobbi Jene Smith ...
Rachelle (as Bobbi Jean Smith)
Keren Ann ...
Herself
Nuria Lusinzky ...
Nurse Lea (as Nuria Luzinsky)
Elias Abboud ...
Sinai Beach Owner
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This sequel to Yossi and Jagger finds Dr. Yossi Gutmann reminiscing about his love ten years after his death; however, as he encounters a group of young soldiers, one of them, Tom, reignites his romantic feelings.

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Drama | Romance

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17 May 2012 (Israel)  »

Also Known As:

Ha-Sippur shel Yossi  »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,287 (USA) (27 January 2013)

Gross:

$116,207 (USA) (14 April 2013)
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Follows Yossi & Jagger (2002) See more »

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Written by Yossi Gispan
Composed by Adi Leon
Arranged by Tamir Zur
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It may not add much to the original but it is an intelligent addition to LGBT cinema.
15 March 2017 | by (Derry, Ireland) – See all my reviews

I normally don't watch sequels when I haven't seen the original but in the case of "Yossi" I thought I would make an exception. It's a sequel to "Yossi and Jagger" and it takes up the story of Yossi, an Israeli doctor, after the death of his lover, Jagger, who was killed when they were soldiers in the Lebanon. Other than providing some kind of happy ending for Yossi this time round this seems to me a somewhat pointless film despite being very well written, directed and acted. As gay 'romances' go it's certainly up-front and honest and hardly sentimental but the 10 year gap between the two films gives this the feeling of an afterthought. Nevertheless, it's still a welcome addition to LGBT cinema if only for treating both its characters and its audience with some degree of intelligence.


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