No glory, just plenty of guts. Israeli director Amos Gitai's remarkable ground-level view of war in the raw is completely devoid of the things one expects from a war film: No heroes, no flag-waving, no screeds against man killing man. Set amid the chaos of the 1973 Yom
Kippur War, in which Israel was simultaneously attacked by Syria and Egypt on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, there's very little plot. One minute, Weinraub (Liron Levo) is making love to his girlfriend, and the next he and fellow reservist Ruso (Tomer Ruso) are racing toward the Golan
Heights, where Syrian forces have attacked Israel's northernmost border. Unable to locate their unit, Weinra...