Yossi

The sequel to Yossi & Jagger finds Dr. Yossi Gutmann reminiscing about his love ten years after his death. However, as he encounters a group of young soldiers, one of them, Tom, reignites his romantic feelings.

20331679Yossi takes the story forward from ‘Yossi & Jagger’, where the protagonist Jagger dies in a tragic military ambush and how Yossi is going on with his life.

Its been about 10 years since the incident had happened. Yossi is now a doctor but a very very lonely man. His anxieties are pushing their way into lonely nights with internet porn and growing detachment from his hospital’s job. Yossi is still in the closet, doesn’t like to talk to anyone about being gay. A chance encounter with Jagger’s mother at the hospital check up makes him to go to their house to tell Jagger’s parents who he really is and what his relationship with Jagger was. Jagger’s father is OK but the mother doesn’t take it all too well.

Being pushed to take a vacation, Yossi takes on a solitary road trip. He ends up picking four soldiers as hitchhikers who miss their bus. The group of four is very very fun loving and they taunt him with the name Mozart. One of the guys in the group, Tom is gay and he and the others are very comfortable with it.

Tom wants to spend time with Yossi who still prefers to be on his own just reading books but Tom won’t leave him alone. Its Tom, who make Yossi come out of his cocoon and he helps Yossi evaluate his problems over a period of time and Tom helps him bring back being comfortable with who he is.

(Source: imdb.com; youtube synopsis)

You may watch the official trailer here:

Original Title: Yossi

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Language:  Hebrew

Country:  Israel

Category:  Romance

Director: Eytan Fox

Stars: Ohad Knoller, Shlomo Sadan, Oz Zehavi

Run time:  84 min

Release:  2012

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