Official US Trailer for Samuel Maoz's Award-Winning Film 'Foxtrot'
"Did you know the foxtrot is a dance?" Sony Classics has finally unveiled an official US trailer for one of the best films of 2017, titled Foxtrot, which is Israel's main entry into the Academy Awards this year. Foxtrot premiered at the Venice, Telluride & Toronto Film Festivals and we posted a teaser trailer during its festival run. Now we finally get a full trailer and you can get a glimpse at this masterpiece. Foxtrot is about a family who must face the facts when their son is killed at a desolate military outpost. The film tells both sides of the story, starting with the parents. Featuring Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Yonaton Shiray, and Shira Haas. I caught this in Venice and flipped for it (read my review), a phenomenal film with exceptional sound design, cinematography, performances, and an emotional rollercoaster of a story that you will never forget.
Here's the official US trailer (+ international poster) for Samuel Maoz's Foxtrot, from SPC's YouTube:
A troubled family must face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son's desolate military post. A grieving father experiences the absurd circumstances around death of his son, in this latest critical reflection on military culture. Foxtrot is both written and directed by acclaimed Israeli filmmaker Samuel Maoz, of the tank film Lebanon previously and a few other short films. This first premiered at the Venice, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals, and it won the Grand Jury Prize - Silver Lion in Venice; it also won the Audience Award at the Zagreb Film Festival. Sony Pictures Classics will release Maoz's Foxtrot in select US theaters starting March 2nd, 2018 in a few months. This film is outstanding, a must see - read my review.
Reader Feedback - 7 Comments
It looks less interesting as an intimate film, but more as a political statement about the state of affairs ...
shiboleth on Dec 27, 2017
That is definitely what it is... and so much more. Just go see it!
Alex Billington on Dec 27, 2017
alex, this is off topic but, have you seen the trailer for "mom and dad"??? check it out. nick cage as apeshit as you've ever seen him. it looks like a crazy fun watch.
dan on Dec 27, 2017
Yes, I have seen the film. It's fun, but not that great.
Alex Billington on Dec 28, 2017
thanks for that. that's what I'm expecting out of it.
dan on Dec 28, 2017
Will do at some point, when I get the chance. Thanks. And while we at it, I wish best to you and to your site for this Christmas and New Year Holidays ...
shiboleth on Dec 28, 2017
Looks quirky and different. I'll have to check it out.
THE_RAW_ on Dec 29, 2017
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