Magazine

It's a wonderful life

Director Avi Nesher talks about filming ‘The Wonders.’

The Wonders
Photo by: Courtesy
You can see the Mediterranean from Avi Nesher’s office, but all the director wants to talk about is Jerusalem, and how his latest film, The Wonders, which opened this week throughout Israel, was inspired by and is a reflection of that city.

“It’s Lewis Carroll meets Carol Reed,” he says of the film, which is heavily influenced by both Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Reed’s classic film noir, The Third Man, as well as other noir films.



Read More...
   
Jpost.com, the online edition of the Jerusalem Post Newspaper - the most read and best-selling English-language newspaper in Israel. For analysis and opinion from Israel, the Jewish World and the Middle East. Jpost.com offers expert and in-depth reporting from Israel, the Jewish World and the Middle East, including diplomacy and defense, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the Arab Spring, the Mideast peace process, politics in Israel, life in Jerusalem, Israel's international affairs, Iran and its nuclear program, Syria and the Syrian civil war, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israel's world of business and finance, and Jewish life in Israel and the Diaspora.

All rights reserved © The Jerusalem Post 1995 - 2014