Footnote does function as a character study, an exceptionally rich one. show more
Jewish and academically inclined audiences worldwide will respond to numerous aspects of this unusual drama, although it is paradoxically both too broad and too esoteric for the general art house public. show more
What Cedar captures here is the way a father and son can be bound so tightly they almost choke the air out of one another. You can't exactly call it affection; it's that far more complicated thing we call kinship. show more
A pretty boring movie overall; although it does explore the human desire for recognition that we all possess. Too bad there is hardly any action though.
For those who are not geaky Isreali intelectuals, this movie is a torture.
Unsatisfying ending. As if they couldnt think of something more interesting so just gave up on it Can\'t imagine 100% viewer review. Several people leaving with me all sort of shaking their heads. We watched this interesting story for this? Bummer.