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      Shikun

      2024 1h 25m Drama List
      Reviews Set within a single Israeli multi-use building, the Shikun, and inspired by Eugène Ionesco’s classic play Rhinoceros, a collection of theatrical episodes dramatizes the rise of authoritarian thinking, as some characters turn into rhinoceroses and others resist. Read More Read Less

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      Joseph Fahim Middle East Eye As earnest as Gitai's intentions are, his politics are didactic, bluntly conveyed with heavy-handed symbolism, unbearably theatrical monologues and stilled scene arrangements devoid of artiness. Mar 17, 2024 Full Review Erick Estrada Cinegarage The problem with Gitai's screenplay is that the language his characters use is too figurative, and he's dead set on very long takes with arid and flat cinematic grammar... [Full review in Spanish] Mar 1, 2024 Full Review Lee Marshall Screen International We wait patiently for elucidation. But, over the next 80 minutes, it comes only in short flashes that pierce through a mist of seemingly unconnected vignettes. Feb 21, 2024 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Set within a single Israeli multi-use building, the Shikun, and inspired by Eugène Ionesco’s classic play Rhinoceros, a collection of theatrical episodes dramatizes the rise of authoritarian thinking, as some characters turn into rhinoceroses and others resist.
      Director
      Amos Gitai
      Producer
      Amos Gitai, Ilan Moscovitch, Laurent Truchot, Ilan Moskovitch, Catherine Dussart, Shuki Friedman
      Screenwriter
      Amos Gitai, Marie-Jose Sanselme
      Production Co
      Elefant Films, Catherine Dussart Production, Agav Hafakot, Agav Films, Recorded Picture Company (RPC)
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      French
      Runtime
      1h 25m