Graphic violence: Filmmaker Boaz Yakin turns the War of Independence into a comic-book novel
The highly regarded movie director and screenwriter says he was inspired by his family’s past to write a book that focuses on 'the loss of innocence, both of human beings and of Israel as a nation.’
NEW YORK – “It’s not a memoir, and of course it does not purport to be a work of history,” Jewish-American film director Boaz Yakin (“Fresh,” “Remember the Titans”) tells me at the outset of our conversation. He’s referring to his new graphic novel, “Jerusalem: A Family Portrait,” which tells the...
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