HOUSE (Amos Gitaï, 1980)

As abrasive as stone, brilliant in stark black and white, the documentary Bayit, which launched a trilogy, I understand, consisting of two more stop-bys to the same house in West Jerusalem, first announced Amos Gitaï as Israel’s greatest filmmaker. After commissioning it, Israeli television suppressed the film for its unblinking view, in miniature, of the […]