‘Foxtrot' Film Review: Israel's Oscar Entry Doesn't Dance Around the Complexities of War

Samuel Maoz's Israeli drama, "Foxtrot," is willfully confusing, emotionally chaotic, and occasionally anarchic. It makes complete sense from one angle, but no sense at all from another. In other words, it reflects its subject perfectly. As the movie opens, Michael Feldmann (Israeli superstar Lior Ashkenazi, "Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer") has just learned that his soldier son was killed on duty. But is Jonathan (Yonaton Shiray) actually dead? No. Maybe. Yes? Maoz ("Lebanon") isn't going to make this easy for anyone. He shoots...

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