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Summary One night at a bar, an old friend tells director Ari about a recurring nightmare in which he is chased by 26 vicious dogs. Every night, the same number of beasts. The two men conclude that there’s a connection to their Israeli Army mission in the first Lebanon War of the early eighties. Ari is surprised that he can’t remember a thing any...

Directed By: Ari Folman

Written By: Ari Folman

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Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 33 Critic Reviews
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User Score Generally Favorable Based on 112 User Ratings
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Summary One night at a bar, an old friend tells director Ari about a recurring nightmare in which he is chased by 26 vicious dogs. Every night, the same number of beasts. The two men conclude that there’s a connection to their Israeli Army mission in the first Lebanon War of the early eighties. Ari is surprised that he can’t remember a thing any...

Directed By: Ari Folman

Written By: Ari Folman

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 33 Critic Reviews
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97% Positive
32 Reviews
3% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 33 Critic Reviews
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97% Positive
32 Reviews
3% Mixed
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0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 112 User Ratings
7.8
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7% Mixed
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9% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 112 User Ratings
7.8
84% Positive
94 Ratings
7% Mixed
8 Ratings
9% Negative
10 Ratings

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Production Company Bridgit Folman Film Gang, Les Films d'Ici, Razor Film Produktion GmbH, ARTE, ITVS International, Noga Communication - Channel 8, New Israeli Foundation for Cinema and Television, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Israel Film Fund, HOT, YLE Teema, Télévision Suisse-Romande (TSR), Radio Télévision Belge Francophone (RTBF), Special Broadcasting Service (SBS)
Release Date Dec 25, 2008
Duration 1 h 30 m
Rating R
Tagline We may forget the past, but the past won't forget us. [Theatrical trailer.]
Golden Globes, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
Awards of the Israeli Film Academy
• 6 Wins & 7 Nominations