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Top 200 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2023: #126. Guy Nattiv’s Golda

Top 200 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2023: #126. Guy Nattiv’s Golda


Filmed in October of 2021 and earmarked for a 2022 release, Guy Nattiv‘s fifth feature in the Golda Meir biopic is now slated for a first-quarter release this year. Helen Mirren stars as “The Iron Lady of Israel” in what could be considered a political thriller. Written by Nicholas Martin, this follows the intensely dramatic events and controversial decisions Meir faced during the Yom Kippur War in 1973. Golda also sees Camille Cottin plays Lou Kaddar, Rami Heuberger plays Moshe Dayan, Lior Ashkenazi plays David Elazar and Dominic Mafham plays Haim Bar Lev. Nattiv’s previous feature was Skin – the full-length feature based on his Academy Award with his short film “Skin”.

Gist: On Oct. 6, 1973, under cover of darkness, on Israel’s holiest day and during the month of Ramadan, the combined forces of Egypt, Syria, and Jordan begin a surprise attack on the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights. Outnumbered and outgunned, Meir confronts the immediate, clear, and present danger of a ticking time bomb that she hoped never to face. Surrounded, isolated, and frustrated by the infighting of her all-male cabinet, with little hope of rescue, one woman is in a race against time to save millions of lives on both sides of the conflict.

Release Date/Prediction: Bleecker Street have dated this with a March 10th release date. Berlinale might be a

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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