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Waltz with Bashir

One night at a bar, an old friend tells director Ari Folman about a recurring nightmare in which he is chased by 26 vicious dogs. Every night, the same number of beasts.

The two men conclude that there's a connection to their Israeli army mission in the first Lebanon War of the early 80s. Ari is surprised that he can no longer remember a thing about that period of his life.

Intrigued by this riddle, he decides to meet and interview old friends and comrades around the world. He needs to discover the truth about that time and about himself.

As Ari delves deeper and deeper into the mystery, his memory begins to creep up in surreal images...

Folman's animated film won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Oscar.

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Waltz with Bashir synopsis

Israeli director Ari Folman's Golden Globe-winning animated film follows his efforts to find old friends and comrades from the Lebanon War, and discover the truth about that time and himself

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