Month: February 2011

THE WORLD IS BIG AND SALVATION LURKS AROUND THE CORNER (Germany)

A story about a Bulgarian boy who grows up to be a German man. After a car accident Alex can’t even remember his name.  In an attempt to cure him from amnesia, his grandfather, Bai Dan (Miki Manojlovic, IRINA PALM),

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THE MATCHMAKER (Israel)

Director Avi Nesher re-creates Israel during the summer of 1968 in this poignant, engrossing coming-of-age story. Teenager Arik Burstein is the son of a survivor who never talks about his past. When he gets a summer job working as a

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