I doubt I can say anything about it that’s new and fresh about Waltz with Bashir–an animated documentary about Israel, Lebanon, war, PTSD, and the subjectivity of memory creation and retention. All I can say is, go see it, and trust the wry humor that you might sense is in there–it’s in there.
But I saw an interview with Ari Folman in the dentist’s office, and thought I’d link to it. His five favorite movies. Mostly for the money quote:
“When I was a kid, my mother told my sisters and me that there were no superheroes except for Federico Fellini.”