Woody re­veals his se­ri­ous side, the Gris­wolds take to the road again, a boxer hits the skids and plenty more is fill­ing the screens this week

The Gold Coast Bulletin - Play Magazine - - MOVIES -

ge­net­i­cally en­gi­neered as­sas­sin known only by the last two dig­its – 47 – of a bar­code tat­tooed on the back of his neck. 47’s latest tar­get is a young woman on the run from clan­des­tine forces. Alek­sander Bach di­rects. Stars An­ge­lababy, Dan Bakkedahl and Char­lene Beck.


In this com­pas­sion­ate dark com­edy, Is­raeli film­mak­ers Tal Granit and Sharon May­mon tackle mat­ters of life and death with a brac­ing mix­ture of se­ri­ous­ness, sen­ti­ment and sharp wit. A group of friends at a Jerusalem re­tire­ment home build a ma­chine for self­euthana­sia in or­der to help their ter­mi­nally ill friend. When ru­mours of the ma­chine be­gin to spread, more and more peo­ple ask for their help, and the friends are faced with an emo­tional dilemma.

Joaquin Phoenix as Abe Lu­cas in

Ir­ra­tional Man.

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