My First War

TitleMy First War
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsMozer, Yariv
Running Time82 min
Date Released04/06/2008
DistributorMozer Films
Publication LanguageHebrew

In the summer of 2006, at the age of 28, I was suddenly drafted as a reserves soldier in the Second Lebanese War. Instinctively, I grabbed my video camera and thread a shoelace, securing it around my neck right next to my rifle. I said to myself this camera will be a tool with which to mediate between myself and the reality into which I was thrown - the reality of war. I was part of an artillery Regiment. As days went by, I understood that this war is not as it was planned. My characters and I went to this war naïve with a definite purpose. We woke up, shaken, in shock, with doubts and regrets. Each one of us, those who survived, paid a price. [SUMMARY FROM AUTHOR]

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