Trailer – “Lebanon”: Israeli War Film

Posted: June 12, 2010 in TRAILERS


Official Synopsis:

June, 1982 – The First Lebanon War. A lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town – a simple mission that turns into a nightmare. The four members of a tank crew find themselves in a violent situation that they cannot contain. Motivated by fear and the basic instinct of survival, they desperately try not to lose themselves in the chaos of war. LEBANON is a Sony Pictures Classics release, runs for 93 minutes and is not yet MPAA rated.

A tank crew and their casual camaraderie changes when the war starts, presenting real dangers and dilemnas that require instant decisions that have horrifying implications and real world consequences. The fear and doubt that mark their thoughts and decisions are the universal traumas of warfighting. Winner of the Venice Film Festival’s prestigious Golden Lion in 2009.

Lebanon hits limited theaters on August 13th, 2010.


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