History Film / WalkOnWater

19th Sep '16 9:08:31 PM Saveelich
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19th Sep '16 9:07:58 PM Saveelich
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* TitleDrop: When Eyal and Axel arrive at the Sea of Galilea, Axel tries to walk on a partially immersed deadwood branch. He trips in the water.

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* TitleDrop: When Eyal and Axel arrive at the Sea of Galilea, Axel tries to walk on a partially immersed deadwood branch. He branch, then trips in the water.
19th Sep '16 9:07:04 PM Saveelich
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!!Trope on Water:

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!!Trope on Water:
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19th Sep '16 9:06:55 PM Saveelich
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* HiddenDepths: Eyal, who seems to be almost unfeeling, but revealed to be a BruiserWithASoftCenter with a FruedianExcuse.
** Axel seems to be just a WideEyedIdealist, but he has surprising amounts of rage in him. [[spoiler: which eventually leads him to kill his own grandfather.]]

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* HiddenDepths: Eyal, who seems to be almost unfeeling, but revealed to be a BruiserWithASoftCenter with a FruedianExcuse.
FreudianExcuse.
** Axel seems to be just a WideEyedIdealist, but he has surprising amounts of rage in him. him, [[spoiler: which eventually leads him to kill his own grandfather.]]
19th Sep '16 9:06:00 PM Saveelich
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''Walk on Water'' (ללכת על המים, ''Lalekhet Al [=HaMayim=]'') is a 2004 [[IsraeliMedia Israeli]] film. It is directed by New York-born Israeli director Eytan Fox and stars Lior Ashkenazi, Knut Berger, and Caroline Peters. The screenplay was written by Gal Uchovsky. Most of the dialogue takes place in English, although there is much in Hebrew and German.

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''Walk on Water'' (ללכת על המים, ''Lalekhet Al [=HaMayim=]'') is a 2004 [[IsraeliMedia Israeli]] film. It is directed by New York-born Israeli director Eytan Fox (who later directed ''Film/TheBubble'') and stars Lior Ashkenazi, Knut Berger, and Caroline Peters. The screenplay was written by Gal Uchovsky. Most of the dialogue takes place in English, although there is much in Hebrew and German.
19th Sep '16 9:04:45 PM Saveelich
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%%* AntiHero: Eyal, type III.



%%* StraightGay: Axel Himmelman.

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%%* * StraightGay: Axel Himmelman.Himmelman is portrayed as neither CampGay nor ManlyGay stereotypes.
19th Sep '16 9:00:00 PM Saveelich
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%%* TheAce: Eyal.



%%* BatmanColdOpen

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%%* BatmanColdOpen* BatmanColdOpen: The film opens on a "routine" mission for Eyal: stealthily killing someone who's apparently a terrorist.



%%* CombatPragmatist: Eyal.
%%* CulturalRebel: The Himmelman siblings.
%%* CunningLinguist: Eyal.
%%* DaChief: Menachem.

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%%* * CombatPragmatist: Eyal.
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Eyal. He uses Krav Maga, which is a combat system which relies on a no-rules 'dirty fighting' approach.
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CulturalRebel: The Himmelman siblings.
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siblings. Axel is gay and is a social worker, which is doubly frustrating for his rich and bigot parents. Pia decided to learn Hebrew and work in Israel after discovering that her parents still kept contact with her NaziGrandpa, and refused to use the checks they sent to her on top of that.
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CunningLinguist: Eyal.
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Eyal. He speaks Hebrew, English and German.
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DaChief: Menachem.Menachem is Eyal's by-the-book officer who insists that he must go through psychological tests after the death of his wife.



%%* DrivenToSuicide: Iris (Eyal's wife).

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%%* * DrivenToSuicide: Eyal's wife Iris (Eyal's wife).couldn't handle his ProfessionalKiller life anymore.



* GayBarReveal: While it isn't likely that Eyal would have stuck around in any dance bar, when he realizes that he is in a gay bar he seems downright startled and pretty muhc runs away. And that's a man who can kill with his bare hands.
* GayAesop: Not the actual work, but more in-universe, showing the process that Eyal goes through learning to accept homosexuls.

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* GayBarReveal: While it isn't likely that Eyal would have stuck around in any dance bar, when he realizes that he is in a gay bar he seems downright startled and pretty muhc much runs away. And that's a man who can kill with his bare hands.
* GayAesop: Not the actual work, but more in-universe, showing the process that Eyal goes through learning to accept homosexuls.homosexuals.



%%* HeartbrokenBadass: Eyal.

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%%* * HeartbrokenBadass: Eyal.Eyal, after the death of his wife.



* MatzoFever: Pia has a thing for tough, Israeli men.
%%* NaziGrandpa: Alfred Himmelman.
* NaziHunter: Eyal is initially reluctant and prefers to let the old nazi die but Menachem insists on punishing him before God does.
%%* NoSenseOfHumor: Eyal.

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* MatzoFever: Pia has a thing for tough, tough Israeli men.
%%* * NaziGrandpa: Alfred Himmelman.
Himmelman. Menachem's mother was part of a group of Jewish people who were apparently killed under this guy's orders.
* NaziHunter: Eyal is initially reluctant to become one and prefers to let the old nazi die die, but Menachem insists on punishing "punishing him before God does.
%%* NoSenseOfHumor: Eyal.
does".



%%* StepfordSmiler: The mother of Axel and Pia.

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%%* * StepfordSmiler: The mother of Axel and Pia.Pia keeps smiling, even though she knows they are under scrutiny.



* WhereEverybodyKnowsYourFlame: The movies features two gay bars - one in Tel Aviv and one in Berlin.

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* WhereEverybodyKnowsYourFlame: The movies features two gay bars - bars, one in Tel Aviv and one in Berlin.
Berlin.
21st Aug '16 9:22:43 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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16th Jul '16 1:04:49 PM Saveelich
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''Walk on Water'' (ללכת על המים, ''Lalekhet Al [=HaMayim=]'') is a 2004 [[UsefulNotes/{{Israel}} Israeli]] film. It is directed by New York-born Israeli director Eytan Fox and stars Lior Ashkenazi, Knut Berger, and Caroline Peters. The screenplay was written by Gal Uchovsky. Most of the dialogue takes place in English, although there is much in Hebrew and German.

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''Walk on Water'' (ללכת על המים, ''Lalekhet Al [=HaMayim=]'') is a 2004 [[UsefulNotes/{{Israel}} [[IsraeliMedia Israeli]] film. It is directed by New York-born Israeli director Eytan Fox and stars Lior Ashkenazi, Knut Berger, and Caroline Peters. The screenplay was written by Gal Uchovsky. Most of the dialogue takes place in English, although there is much in Hebrew and German.
7th May '15 6:30:15 AM reterusu
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* FoolishSoiblingResponsibleSibling: Before her fight with their parents, Pia was clearly the responsible one to Axel's foolish, at least in their parents eyes. After Pia fights with her parents, finds herself an Israeli boyfriend and goes to live in a Kibbutz in Israel - she is demoted.

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* FoolishSoiblingResponsibleSibling: FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: Before her fight with their parents, Pia was clearly the responsible one to Axel's foolish, at least in their parents eyes. After Pia fights with her parents, finds herself an Israeli boyfriend and goes to live in a Kibbutz in Israel - she is demoted.
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