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Operation YY

Israel, 2000 (MIFF 2001, Fiction)

Director: Oded Lotan

Ron barely knows the daylight hours, while his nights are divided between his job as an editor of wedding videos, Internet chatrooms and futuristic fantasies. A striking and sensitive portrait of modern alienation.

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