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A sneak peek at ‘Footnote,’ Israel’s Oscar nominee

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/oscars/article/a_sneak_peek_at_footnote_israels_oscar_nominee_20120221

In his latest film, Israeli writer-director Joseph Cedar has created a drama of personal controversy. He explores spirit, resilience and responsibility. “Footnote” tells the story of a father, embittered by his life and angered by the success of his son. That son, though publicly applauded, is in turn challenged by the not-fully-formed third generation—his son.

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