• The Settlers (2017)

The Settlers

Release Date: March 3rd, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

A look at Jewish settlers in the West Bank and their allies - Jewish and non-Jewish alike - in Israel, America and Europe. The origins of the settler phenomenon, which reach back almost half a century, are explored along with a look at who the settlers are today and how they impact the Middle East peace process.

Director: Shimon Dotan

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Arte, Les Films du Poisson

Keywords: Pursuit , Brooding , Rivalry , Escape , Engaging , Intense ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Duane ByrgeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Stylistically, The Settlers is crisp: It's an intelligent blend of interviews, historical exposition and newsreel footage. show more

  • 75
    Brad WheelerThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    After 107 well-packed minutes, Dotan’s film (which curiously fails to mention current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu) arrives at a pessimistic outlook. A settlement on the settlements is nowhere in sight. show more

  • 70
    Anthony KaufmanScreen International

    The Settlers is captivating viewing for the most part. But it’s also muddled in its combination of historical and contemporary storytelling. show more

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