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Release Date:

  • March 23, 2012 - Limited

DVD: July 24, 2012

1h 43m | Drama

Uriel (Lior Ashkenazi) and his father Eliezer (Shlomo Bar Aba) are both professors in Talmudic Studies at Jerusalem's Hebrew University. But while Uriel is often recognized for his broader approach to teaching, Eliezer's only real recognition is a footnote hidden somewhere within the pages of an old obscure tome.

Eliezer one day learns that he's been chosen as the recipient of a prestigious Israel prize and Uriel finds himself in a dark struggle. Will he stand by his father's success or sabotage him for his own advancement?

In Hebrew with English subtitles.

Director: Joseph Cedar
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): David Mandil, Joseph Cedar, Leon Edery, Moshe Edery
Cast: Lior Ashkenazi, Shlomo Bar-Aba
Writer(s): Joseph Cedar
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