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(Eynayim Sheli)

  •   Yaron Shani
  •   Israel, Germany
  •   Global Currents


This intense, emotionally charged drama follows Rashi, a Tel Aviv cop with a pathological need to control those around him. After a routine police stop goes awry, Rashi is accused of sexual assault, and his life spirals out of control. Increasingly desperate, he becomes more and more aggressive toward his wife and rebellious step-daughter. A blistering examination of toxic masculinity in modern-day Israel, Chained won top prizes at the Jerusalem Film Festival earlier this year.

“A powerful, often uncomfortable scrutiny of machismo given free rein through a policeman’s uniform, and a bleak picture of the meaning of love.”

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Scheduled to attend: Director Yaron Shani


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Event Information

Monday, October 21, 2019

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  •   112 minutes
AMC River East 21
322 E Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60611 United States


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