Yossi-PosterDirector: Eytan Fox
Year: 2012
Genre: Drama
Language: Hebrew
Runtime: 96 min
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Ten years after Yossi and Jagger, the tragic love story of two IDF officers serving in Lebanon, director Eytan Fox returns to find out what has happened with Yossi. Dr. Yossi Hoffman has become a valued and dedicated cardiologist, often using his work as a way to escape from dealing with his anguished life. He lives alone, still closeted, unable to break through the walls and defenses built around him since the death of his lover. Even his co-workers – a recently divorced doctor, who tries to sweep Yossi into his world of women and drugs, and a lonely nurse, who is secretly in love with him – find it almost impossible to get close to him. His daily routine at the hospital is shaken up by the arrival of a mysterious woman. He follows her, and through the surprising connection that they make, receives a rare opportunity to deal with his trauma. Yossi then travels to the southern city of Eilat. Surrounded by sea and sand dunes he meets a group of young Israeli IDF officers, among them Tom, a handsome and self confident openly gay man, who represents a new world, different from the one that shaped Yossi.



Best Actor (Ohad Knoller) – Iris Prize, Cardiff
Best Performance by an Actor – People Award (Ohad Knoller) – Paris Lesbian Film Festival


Happy 50th Birthday, Mr. Fox! (A Wider Bridge / August 14, 2014)
DVD: “Side Effects,” “Struck By Lightning,” “Yossi,” And More! (Queerty / May 21, 2013)
Yossi Continues Tale of Gay Israeli Soldiers in Love (The Advocate / May 9, 2013)
NY Director of A Wider Bridge to speak on panel following “Yossi” (A Wider Bridge / April 10, 2013)
Israel’s Yossi gentle movie of love and loss: Review (Toronto Star / March 22, 2013)
Israeli love story ‘Yossi’ is a superb sequel (St. Louis Post Dispatch/ February 21, 2013)
Sequel explores gay man’s internal battles (New York Jewish News / January 25, 2013)
 A Path to Acceptance for Gay Israelis  (The New York Times) / January 16, 2013)
Interview with Eytan Fox (Film Journal / December 31, 2012)
OFJCC Screening of ‘Yossi’ This Weekend’ (A Wider Bridge / November 8, 2012)
Exclusive Interview With Oz Zehavi (A Wider Bridge / October 30, 2012)
‘Yossi’ Picks Up Best Actor Award (A Wider Bridge / October 22, 2012)

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