…and Modern Views of Israelis, Eytan Fox Discusses “Walk on Water” (by Gary M. Kramer, March 3, 2005)
Eytan Fox’s “Walk on Water” is an action film/character study about Eyal (Lior Ashkenazi of “Late Marriage”), a Nazi hunter, who befriends the gay grandson Axel (Knut Berger) of the man he is assigned to kill.
Yet Fox, who helmed the poignant DV “Yossi and Jagger,” about two Israeli soldiers having a secret affair, avoided the temptation to make “Walk on Water” a slick romantic political thriller. Instead, he, along with his longterm companion Gal Uchovsky — who wrote the screenplay — crafted a much more personal film, one concerned with exploring issues of masculinity, and attitudes of Israelis.
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