B- Sound: B- Extras: C Film: C+
it follows themes similar to other lesbian films, 2015's Blush
by Michal Vinik) is from Israel, with a solid cast that hits all of
its marks pretty well. A hit at film festival circuits, the story
follows seventeen-year-old Naama (Sivan Noam Shimon) who is facing
adulthood and discovering herself.
many kids her age, Naama is a party animal and is often times butting
heads with her parents. Once she meets Dana (Jade Sakori - who has
an interesting look with dyed eyebrows and white-blonde hair), she
discovers that she has feelings for her and is gay. While nothing
groundbreaking in terms of story, the film itself is fine for getting
its points across.
in Hebrew with both Arabic and English subtitles, the standard
definition transfer looks good for the format with a widescreen
aspect ratio of 2.40:1 and a lossy Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo track.
All of which would benefit from a high def. Upgrade, but the
digitally shot feature looks and sounds nothing short of cinematic,
despite a loss of detail from the aging format.
only Special Feature is a Bonus Short film by April Maxey entitled
Is You and Me.
the subject matter appeals to you, then you may want to check out
Blush, which has a bit more heart than you may expect and
isn't out to exist primarily to win awards.