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August 29, 2017

LEE AMIR-COHEN SHOWS LITTLE TO NO LIMITS WITH THE FILM’S WORDS AND HIS OWN PERFORMANCE IN ‘THE OTHER PLACE’ | Every Movie has a Lesson

An indecisive pretty boy man in a pinstriped suit saunters up to two people, a man and a woman (Cameron Diskin and Shoshana Bush).  They are tied up to chairs with bags over their heads in a small empty church with a crude neon sign reading “You are so close to almost there.”  That glowing sentence carries a symbolic metaphor for both the spurts of suspense in The Other Place and its own impact as a short film.  Brimming with dark noir style and set in an indeterminate place in time, the film is a red-hot poker prodding for provocative reactions... READ MORE

August 14, 2017

“WRITER, DIRECTOR, ACTOR LEE AMIR-COHEN CREATES A WONDERFULLY UNIQUE ATMOSPHERE TO STAGE THIS TENSION-FILLED ENCOUNTER…” | One Film Fan

You know how sometimes we forget? An appointment, a date, the grocery list, an anniversary, a birthday, it can go on and on. But what if you’re in the criminal underworld and someone has done you wrong? Will it be forgotten to seek out revenge? Will it be forgotten who exactly will be the recipient of it? For one Mafioso (Lee Amir-Cohen), forgetfulness comes far too often thanks to an ongoing battle against amnesia. Trying to maintain any sense of current situations or reality in general becomes a burden which stresses him out beyond his already volatile manner... READ MORE

December 06, 2016

LEE AMIR-COHEN’S SHORT FILM ‘THE OTHER PLACE’ IS A PIECE OF STUNNING FILMMAKING PERFECTION | UK Film Review

"You're so close to almost there"

Such are the words written in a neon-pink sign above the head of The Brother (Lee Amir-Cohen) at the beginning of his short film The Other Place. This sentiment, however, falls short of effectively describing the beautifully crafted movie written and directed by Amir-Cohen, which is a piece of stunning filmmaking perfection... READ MORE

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Lee Amir-Cohen

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