Waltz with Bashir will change the way you think about animation. And memory. And movies. The Oscar nominee (and Golden Globe winner) for Best Foreign Language Film is an animated documentary. Filmmaker Ari Folman, a former Israeli soldier trying to excavate suppressed memories about his participation in the Lebanon war, interviewed fellow soldiers and friends—then illustrated their memories as stunning, angular dreams of snarling dogs, bodies wrapped up in shining bundles, silent swimming, and people being swallowed up by shadows. (See movie times, thestranger.com, for details.)

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