Eyes Wide Open

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Generally favorable reviews - based on 7 Critics

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Universal acclaim- based on 4 Ratings

Summary: Aaron, a respectable butcher in Jerusalem’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community, is married to Rivka and is a dedicated father of four children. One day, he meets Ezri, a handsome twenty-two year old student, and soon falls in love with him. He then starts to neglect his family and community life, swept away by his love and lust for Ezri. Meanwhile, paralleling this relationship, a neighbouring shopkeeper persists in seeing a man of her own choosing, even though she's been promised by her father to another. Eventually, guilt, torment and pressure from the community will catch up with the doomed lovers, leading them to make radical decisions. (Peccadillo Pictures)

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Runtime: 90 min
Production: ARTE
Genre: Drama
Countries: Germany, France, Israel
Languages: Yiddish, Hebrew
Director Credit
Haim Tabakman Director
Writer Credit
Merav Doster Screenplay And Story
Cast Credit
Avi Grainik Israel Fischer
Bar Kalfin Shimon
Eva Zrihen-Attali Sara
Haim Zanati Ultraorthodox Weirdo
Iftach Ophir Head Of Yeshiva Student In The Butchery
Isaac Sharry Mordechai
Lidor Daudi Yakov
Mati Atlas Ex-Boy Friend
Ran Danker Ezri
Royi Zolicha Nataniel
Safrira Zachai Fischer's Mother
Tal Barak David
Tinkerbell Rivka Fleischman
Tzahi Grad Rabbi Vaisben
Zohar Shtrauss Aaron Fleischman
Producer Credit
Christian Vennefrohne Line Producer
David C. Barrot Producer
Isabelle Attal Producer
Itai Tamir Line Producer
Martin Eckelt Producer
Rafael Katz Producer
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