Orhim le-rega (Off-White Lies)
Orhim le-rega (Off-White Lies) (2012)

After years of living apart from her dad, Libby, an introverted yet sharp-witted teenager, is sent to live with him is Israel. Her arrival coincides with the outbreak of the second Lebanon war. Libby quickly discovers that her dad, Shaul,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 7, 2012
DVD Release Date: March 5, 2013
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post

The performances are so uniformly good that it's a shame the characters are stuck with such a listless plot.

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David Fear
Time Out

A fairly generic father-daughter story ...

Calum Marsh
Slant Magazine

Elya Inbar is a surprisingly commanding screen presence, but she's contending with a screenplay plagued by contrivance--a battle few could win.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Making the most of its likable leads, the script (by Ms. Kenig and Dana Dimant) maintains an amused, nonjudgmental tone ...

Hannah Brown
Jerusalem Post

The performances, especially by Bentwich and Inbar, are wonderful. And Kenig is clearly a director to watch.

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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

Perhaps because of the film's concern with never overplaying its dramatic hand, the resolution feels too perfunctory ...

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An Israeli drama about a father-daughter reunion that is twisted by lies and high expectations.

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