Shadows: When the Past Rules the Present

Shadows: When the Past Rules the Present

Shadows: When the Past Rules the Present is a movie starring Yoram Barak, Avraham Burg, and Michael Melchior. We all know about the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, the settlements and the long occupation. But do we...

Running Time
51 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Anne Gyrithe Bonne
Writer
Anne Gyrithe Bonne
Actors
Avraham Burg, Yoram Barak, Michael Melchior, Hanna Yablonka
Country
Denmark, Israel
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Shadows: When the Past Rules the Present» (16)

Anthony Garcia avatar
Anthony Garcia

We all know about the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, the settlements and the long occupation. But do we understand the obstacles to peace? The documentary film, "Shadows - When the Past Rules the Present" raises the controversial question: "Is the legacy of Holocaust the stumbling block of peace, and can the traumas of the past be broken?" For two years the director followed four leading members of the Israeli peace movement, while racism has grown, peace failed and the gap between us and them widened. The documentary offers unexpected insight: An influential rabbi builds bridges to Muslims and Jihadists. A former prominent politician who turned his back to power is now, as a debater, working for peace. A historian who calls the government's Holocaust teaching "pure pornography" and a psychiatry professor reveals the abuse of the hidden and inherited traumas in society. These positions, which we rarely hear about in the media, are gradually changed during the documentary, as peace again collapses. Shadows of the past and present are taking over, and step by step we see the four main characters facing a reality, they can't control. It is a close up view of people caught by fear and doubt. A controversial and universal story about the stumbling blocks of the past and its influence in the present and the future. The questions raised by the director are far from her Scandinavian background, in matters of conflicts, traumas and religion.

Helen Gardner avatar
Helen Gardner

What makes this movie so different? The fact it has HEART. Yoram Barak and Hanna Yablonka have never acted so well and they just make the film a blissful experience.

Wayne avatar
Wayne

entertaining action sequences with Yoram Barak and Hanna Yablonka

Eric Marshall avatar
Eric Marshall

Flawless, perfect or anything else that tells this is a freakin good movie!

Sandra E. avatar
Sandra E.

Amazing story, Amazing acting by all, and Hanna Yablonka was indeed brilliant. A must see.

Bobby avatar
Bobby

Engaging From the First Moment to The Very Last, But Blink-and You'll Miss It !

Diana S. avatar
Diana S.

Avraham Burg acting performance was exceptional!

Mildred Douglas avatar
Mildred Douglas

Absolutely brilliant - I loved every minute. I can't afford to buy many DVD's but I bought this one without any hesitation!