A psychological portrait of a political assassin seeking to kill democracy
The assassination of Israel’s Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1995 by an orthodox and ultra-nationalist Israeli Jew Yigal Amir, has been described as one of the most traumatic events in Israeli history, widely condemned as the single act which put paid to the Israeli peace process for decades.
In his latest and highly controversial feature film Incitement, Yaron Zilberman delivers a thriller which follows the year leading to the assassination from the perspective of the assassin. He gives us some insight into the religious and political motivations, the personal and the societal turmoil. It is a psychological portrait of a political assassin seeking to kill democracy. It is also a portrait of a torn society on the brink of civil war.
Upon renting, this film will be available for your viewing from May 21 - May 30.