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)

Christine Collins avatar
Christine Collins

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.

Rose avatar
Rose

I was extremely excited to see this movie, because I am starting to get into Anne Gyrithe Bonne.

Rebecca Butler avatar
Rebecca Butler

This movie definitely catches your attention. The Screenplay Written masterfully by Anne Gyrithe Bonne, is innovative & nail-biting.

Charles J. avatar
Charles J.

An absolute must see for everyone, and I'm positive that I’ll never see another movie better than this, and this will stay at #1 on my list forever.

Alice E. avatar
Alice E.

This is good stuff even if you're not a big Documentary fan! Lot's of good excitement with a satisfying if very unexpected wrap!

Deborah B. avatar
Deborah B.

Such a great movie! Lovely!

Austin avatar
Austin

WATCH IT.. if you don't.. STILL WATCH IT. GREAT FILM! enjoy, i only wish i could have that first watch again!!!!

Diana Marshall avatar
Diana Marshall

So good. The film was easy to follow.