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Ari Folman
Israel, France, Germany - 2008, 87'




One night at a bar, an old friend tells director Ari Folman about a recurring nightmare in which he is chased by 26 vicious dogs. Every night, the same number of beasts. The two men conclude that there's a connection to their Israeli Army mission in the first Lebanon War of the early eighties. As Ari delves deeper and deeper into the mystery, his memory begins to creep up in surreal images..

Awards
1. Winner Best Foreign Language Film °V Golden Globe Awards, 2009
2. Golden Tower for Best Film - Palic European FF 2008
3. Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, Best Sound - Ophir Israeli Academy Awards, 2008
4. Best Animated Feature Nomination - Oscars, 2009.

The film has won 18 awards and was nominated for 13 more.