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In 1977 West Berlin, an Israeli singer performs at her first international concert. Afterwards, she is accosted by an older Polish woman who accuses her father of being a murderer. Confused and disturbed by the accusation, the singer and her sister set out to unravel the truth about the their father’s murky WWII experiences. Inspired by a true story, this edge-of-your-seat and emotionally charged thriller by award-winning filmmaker Avi Nesher is a moving exploration of family, identity, trust and forgiveness.

“Profoundly moving” Variety Variety Review

“This is a striking and thought-provoking picture” Roger Ebert

“a page-turner that transforms into a clarion call” NY Times

Film Details

Drama / Dir: Avi Nesher / Starring Nelly Tagar, Joy Rieger, Doron Tavory / Israel / 2016 / Eng German-Polish Hebrew W/ Eng ST / 109 min

Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival; Haifa International Film Festival; Atlanta Jewish Film Festival; Seattle Jewish Film Festival

 

FESTIVAL CALENDAR

 

Location

Portland Museum of Art

7 Congress Square,
Portland, ME

Showtime

Wednesday, March 14, 2:00pm

Genre

Drama

Running Time

109 minutes