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1. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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58 Metascore

When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier, and the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto.

Writers: Simon Kinberg, Zak Penn | Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen

2. The Unborn (2009)

PG-13 | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.8
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30 Metascore

A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.

Writer: David S. Goyer | Director: David S. Goyer | Stars: Odette Annable, Gary Oldman, Cam Gigandet, Meagan Good

3. Freedom Writers (2007)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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64 Metascore

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.

Writers: Richard LaGravenese, Freedom Writers, Erin Gruwell | Director: Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Hilary Swank, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn

4. The Debt (I) (2010)

R | 113 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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65 Metascore

In 1965, three Mossad agents cross into East Berlin to apprehend a notorious Nazi war criminal. Thirty years later, the secrets the agents share come back to haunt them.

Writers: Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman, Peter Straughan, Assaf Bernstein, Ido Rosenblum | Director: John Madden | Stars: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson, Ciarán Hinds

5. This Must Be the Place (2011)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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61 Metascore

Cheyenne, a retired rock star living off his royalties in Dublin, returns to New York City to find the man responsible for a humiliation suffered by his recently deceased father during W.W.II.

Writers: Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello | Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Judd Hirsch, Eve Hewson

6. Harold and Maude (1971)

GP | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

Writer: Colin Higgins | Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack

7. Marathon Man (1976)

R | 125 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.

Writer: William Goldman | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane

8. Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)

R | 114 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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30 Metascore

Years before Father Lancaster Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil's soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. This is the tale of Father Merrin's initial battle with Pazuzu and the rediscovery of his faith.

Writers: William Peter Blatty, William Wisher Jr., Caleb Carr, Alexi Hawley | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Izabella Scorupco, James D'Arcy, Remy Sweeney

9. The Monster Squad (1987)

PG-13 | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his army of monsters.

Writers: Shane Black, Fred Dekker | Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr

10. Sarah's Key (2010)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, War

7.5
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59 Metascore

In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942.

Writers: Tatiana De Rosnay, Serge Joncour, Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot

11. Exodus (1960)

Approved | 208 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An Intelligence officer ... See full summary »

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Leon Uris | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford

12. The Believer (2001)

R | 102 min | Drama

7.3
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75 Metascore

A young Jewish man develops a fiercely anti-Semitic philosophy. Based on the factual story of a K.K.K. member in the 1960s who was revealed to be Jewish by a New York Times reporter.

Writers: Henry Bean, Mark Jacobson | Director: Henry Bean | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, Peter Meadows, Garret Dillahunt

13. Dead Again (1991)

R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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66 Metascore

Mike Church is a Los Angeles private detective who specializes in finding missing persons. He takes on the case of a mystery woman who he calls Grace. She is suffering from amnesia and has ... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Frank | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Andy Garcia, Derek Jacobi

14. Shoah (1985)

Not Rated | 566 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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99 Metascore

Claude Lanzmann directed this 9 1/2 hour documentary of the Holocaust without using a single frame of archive footage. He interviews survivors, witnesses, and ex-Nazis (whom he had to film ... See full summary »

Writer: Claude Lanzmann | Director: Claude Lanzmann | Stars: Simon Srebnik, Michael Podchlebnik, Motke Zaidl, Hanna Zaidl

15. La Rafle (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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49 Metascore

A faithful retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup" and the events surrounding it.

Writer: Rose Bosch | Director: Rose Bosch | Stars: Jean Reno, Mélanie Laurent, Gad Elmaleh, Raphaëlle Agogué

16. Storytelling (2001)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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50 Metascore

College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.

Writer: Todd Solondz | Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Selma Blair, Leo Fitzpatrick, Robert Wisdom, Maria Thayer

17. I Love You, I Love You Not (1996)

PG-13 | 88 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Prep school student Daisy and her European-born grandmother Nana share the sad stories of their lives: Daisy tells Nana of her romance with young Ethan and problems in school because she's ... See full summary »

Writer: Wendy Kesselman | Director: Billy Hopkins | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Claire Danes, Jude Law, James Van Der Beek

18. Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)

R | 117 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.4
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55 Metascore

Years before Father Lancaster Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil's soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. Merrin's initial battle with Pazuzu leads to the rediscovery of his faith.

Writers: William Wisher Jr., Caleb Carr | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Gabriel Mann, Clara Bellar, Billy Crawford

19. The Truce (1997)

R | 125 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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Based on Primo Levi's autobiographical "The Reawakening".

Writers: Tonino Guerra, Primo Levi, Sandro Petraglia, Francesco Rosi, Stefano Rulli | Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: John Turturro, Rade Serbedzija, Massimo Ghini, Stefano Dionisi

20. Avalon (1990)

PG | 128 min | Drama

7.3
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A Polish-Jewish family comes to the USA at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land.

Writer: Barry Levinson | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth Perkins, Leo Fuchs, Eve Gordon

21. Adoration (2008)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.4
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64 Metascore

For his French-class assignment, a high school student weaves his family history in a news story involving terrorism, and goes on to invite an Internet audience in on the resulting controversy.

Writer: Atom Egoyan | Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Devon Bostick, Rachel Blanchard, Louca Tassone, Kenneth Welsh

22. The Cassandra Crossing (1976)

R | 129 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Passengers on a European train have been exposed to a deadly disease. Nobody will let them off the train so what happens next?

Writers: Robert Katz, George P. Cosmatos, Tom Mankiewicz | Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Martin Sheen, O.J. Simpson

23. The Pawnbroker (1964)

Approved | 116 min | Drama

7.8
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A Jewish pawnbroker, victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.

Writers: Morton S. Fine, David Friedkin, Edward Lewis Wallant | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters, Jaime Sánchez

24. Music Box (1989)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest, Donald Moffat

25. Raid on Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Drama, History

6.9
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True story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a terrorist hijacking.

Writer: Barry Beckerman | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Peter Finch, Charles Bronson, Yaphet Kotto, Martin Balsam

26. The Secret Life of Words (2005)

115 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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68 Metascore

A hearing impaired factory worker gives up her first holiday in years and instead travels out to an oil rig, where she cares for a man suffering from severe burns.

Writer: Isabel Coixet | Director: Isabel Coixet | Stars: Sarah Polley, Tim Robbins, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Javier Cámara

27. The Cutter (2005)

R | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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A detective comes to the aid of an aged diamond cutter.

Writer: Bruce Haskett | Director: William Tannen | Stars: Chuck Norris, Joanna Pacula, Daniel Bernhardt, Bernie Kopell

28. The Speed of Thought (2011)

93 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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Joshua Lazarus has a special gift -- but will this gift destroy him before he can escape to freedom with his newly found soul mate?

Writer: Evan Oppenheimer | Director: Evan Oppenheimer | Stars: Nick Stahl, Mía Maestro, Taryn Manning, Blair Brown

29. Intact (2001)

R | 108 min | Thriller, Drama

6.9
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59 Metascore

An enigmatic tale of four incredibly lucky people whose lives are intertwined by destiny are subject to the laws of fate. They discover that they cannot afford to be without luck as they ... See full summary »

Writers: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Andrés M. Koppel | Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo | Stars: Max von Sydow, Eusebio Poncela, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Mónica López

30. Enemies: A Love Story (1989)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.

Writers: Isaac Bashevis Singer, Roger L. Simon, Paul Mazursky | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Ron Silver, Anjelica Huston, Lena Olin, Malgorzata Zajaczkowska

31. The Velocity of Gary* *(Not His Real Name) (1998)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Valentino is an Ex Adult film star very much in love with his girlfriend Mary Carmen....and boyfriend Gary. Things take a tragic turn when Valentino is rushed to the hospital after ... See full summary »

Writer: James Still | Director: Dan Ireland | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Salma Hayek, Thomas Jane, Olivia d'Abo

32. Facing Windows (2003)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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55 Metascore

Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for the Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her ...

Writers: Ferzan Ozpetek, Gianni Romoli | Director: Ferzan Ozpetek | Stars: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Massimo Girotti, Raoul Bova, Filippo Nigro

33. The Man Who Captured Eichmann (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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The story of the 1960 hostile extraction of the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, by the Mossad to Israeli justice.

Writers: Peter Z. Malkin, Harry Stein, Lionel Chetwynd | Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Robert Duvall, Arliss Howard, Jeffrey Tambor, Jack Laufer

34. The Substance of Fire (1996)

R | 97 min | Drama

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54 Metascore

Isaac Geldhart is a Holocaust survivor who, overcome by grief at the recent death of his wife, seems determined to run his publishing firm into the ground by printing books that have no ... See full summary »

Writer: Jon Robin Baitz | Director: Daniel J. Sullivan | Stars: Tony Goldwyn, Benjamin Ungar, Timothy Hutton, Tom McDermott

35. Forgiving Dr. Mengele (2006)

82 min | Documentary

7.1
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69 Metascore

Eva Mozes Kor, who survived Josef Mengele's cruel twin experiments in the Auschwitz concentration camp, shocks other Holocaust survivors when she decides to forgive the perpetrators as a way of self-healing.

Directors: Bob Hercules, Cheri Pugh | Stars: Eva Mozes Kor, Sami Adwan, Dan Bar-On, Michael Berenbaum

36. Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002 TV Movie)

104 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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56 Metascore

It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter, fighting in Africa an in the Spanish civil war where he deserved a safe ... See full summary »

Writers: Enrico Deaglio, Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli | Director: Alberto Negrin | Stars: Luca Zingaretti, Jérôme Anger, Amanda Sandrelli, Franco Castellano

37. The Matchmaker (2010)

112 min | Drama

7.3
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69 Metascore

During the summer of 1968 a teenage boy goes to work for a matchmaker who has survived the Holocaust - both their lives are forever altered.

Writers: Amir Gutfreund, Avi Nesher | Director: Avi Nesher | Stars: Adir Miller, Maya Dagan, Tuval Shafir, Dror Keren

38. The Rack (1956)

Passed | 100 min | Drama, War

6.8
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A decorated Korean War hero inexplicably collaborates with the enemy while interred in a POW camp and is court-martialed.

Writers: Stewart Stern, Rod Serling | Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Paul Newman, Wendell Corey, Walter Pidgeon, Edmond O'Brien

39. Inheritance (I) (2006)

75 min | Documentary

7.5
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"Inheritance" is the story of Monika Hertwig and her journey to accept the truth about her father, Nazi commander, Amon Goeth, who was portrayed by actor Ralph Fiennes in "Schindler's List.... See full summary »

Director: James Moll | Stars: Vivian Delman, Monika Hertwig, Reinhardt Hertwig, Helen Jonas

40. Out of the Ashes (2003 TV Movie)

R | 113 min | Drama

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Based on a true story, this heart-wrenching film follows the journey of Gisella Perl (Christine Lahti), a Jewish-Hungarian doctor who manages to... Based on a true story, this ... See full summary »

Writers: Gisella Perl, Anne Meredith | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Christine Lahti, Bruce Davison, Jonathan Cake, Jolyon Baker

41. Mivtsa Yonatan (1977)

PG | 124 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to ... See full summary »

Writers: Ken Globus, Menahem Golan, Clarke Reynolds | Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Yehoram Gaon, Gila Almagor, Assi Dayan, Klaus Kinski

42. Skokie (1981 TV Movie)

125 min | Drama

7.3
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A dramatization of the controversial trial concerning the right for Neo-Nazis to march in the predominately Jewish community of Skokie.

Writer: Ernest Kinoy | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Danny Kaye, John Rubinstein, Carl Reiner, Kim Hunter

43. Defamation (2009)

91 min | Documentary

7.2
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58 Metascore

Intent on shaking up the ultimate 'sacred cow' for Jews, Israeli director Yoav Shamir embarks on a provocative - and at times irreverent - quest to answer the question, "What is anti-Semitism today?"

Writer: Yoav Shamir | Director: Yoav Shamir | Stars: Uri Avneri, Yaakov Bleich, Gianfranco Fini, Norman Finkelstein

44. Jan Saudek - V pekle svych vasni, raj v nedohlednu (2007)

96 min | Documentary

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Writer: Adolf Zika | Director: Adolf Zika | Stars: Jan Saudek, Sára Saudková

45. Lisa (1962)

112 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.8
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When the end came for World War II, many Jews were spread around the free world and desired to return to Palestine. Lisa Held has been promised to be returned to her native land. Inspector ... See full summary »

Writers: Nelson Gidding, Jan de Hartog | Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Dolores Hart, Leo McKern, Hugh Griffith

46. Protocols of Zion (2005)

R | 95 min | Documentary

6.5
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60 Metascore

A documentary about the rise of anti-Semitism in the USA after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Marc Levin, Kofi Annan, Joanne Baron, Shmuley Boteach

47. Paper Clips (2004)

G | 82 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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64 Metascore

As a part of their study of the Holocaust, the children of the Whitwell, TN Middle School try to collect 6 million paper clips representing the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis.

Writer: Joe Fab | Directors: Elliot Berlin, Joe Fab | Stars: Sandra Roberts, Dagmar Schroeder-Hildebrand, Tom Bosley, Casey Condra

48. Down Came a Blackbird (1995 TV Movie)

R | 113 min | Drama

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Helen McNulty is a journalist struggling to regain control of her life a year after she was abducted and tortured in Central America. She goes to a clinic for survivors of torture, where ... See full summary »

Writer: Kevin Droney | Director: Jonathan Sanger | Stars: Raul Julia, Laura Dern, Vanessa Redgrave, Cliff Gorman

49. Never Forget (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama, War

7.1
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A dramatization of a holocaust survivor who confronted a holocaust denial organization's lies in court.

Writer: Ronald Rubin | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Dabney Coleman, Blythe Danner, Paul Hampton

50. Playoff (2011)

107 min | Drama, Sport

5.2
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Playoff tells the story of legendary Israeli basketball coach Ralph Klein. He became a national hero, when he made Maccabi Tel Aviv into European Champions in the late Seventies, one of ... See full summary »

Writers: David Akerman, Gidon Maron, Eran Riklis | Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Danny Huston, Amira Casar, Mark Waschke, Max Riemelt