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Film Review - Zero Motivation


“Zero Motivation” is an Israeli production that plays like an American workplace comedy, or perhaps a distant cousin of “Stripes.” Set on a military base, the feature observes the banalities and unfortunate power plays that make up daily life, following a select group of soldiers as they deal with predictability, periodically encountering shocking events and crushing disappointments. It’s a dark comedy that could use a pinch more silliness, but writer/director Talya Lavie has firm handle on behavioral nuance and storytelling, submitting three connected tales of false hope, betrayals, and tests of friendship, while supplying a different perspective through its female protagonists and Israeli setting. Read the rest at


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