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Menashe

Allowed 82 minutes 2017 6.5

Menashe is a kind but unhappy man. He lives in the ultra-orthodox Jewish community of New York's Borough Park, following the traditions scrupulously. But as a widow, those traditions say that he cannot have custody of his son. However, he has succeeded in persuading the rabbi to give him a chance to show that he can handle being a parent, so he allows the son to move in with Menashe during a trial period. "With overexposed light in the warm Brookly summer, Menashe is a low-key and poetic film about the daily sadness of life", states Hannes Fossbo in the Kulturnyheterna, rating the film 4 out of 5.

The film is not playable outside of Sweden
Category: Feature film
Genre: Drama
Director: Joshua Z Weinstein
Actor: Menashe Lustig, Yoel Falkowitz, Hershy Fishman
Country: USA
Language: Yiddish, English

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