An allegory of the Golem, a Jewish mythical creature personifying displacement and exile, this film tells the story of a woman (similar to the biblical Ruth) and her sisters, who are forced... See full summary »

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Vittorio Mezzogiorno ...
Ophrah Shemesh ...
Naomi
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Mireille Perrier ...
Ruth
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Boaz
Fabienne Babe ...
Antonio Carallo ...
Kylion
Bernard Levy ...
Malhon
Bakary Sangaré ...
Le Premier Marin
Alain Maratrat ...
Le Deuxième Marin
Marceline Loridan Ivens ...
Le Mère d'Opra (as Marceline Loridan)
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Le Maître de la Cour
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Le Fiancé d'Opra
Bernard Eisenschitz ...
Daniel
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An allegory of the Golem, a Jewish mythical creature personifying displacement and exile, this film tells the story of a woman (similar to the biblical Ruth) and her sisters, who are forced into exile after the death of their husbands. It is set in 1990s Paris, where the director was living in self-imposed exile following the ban on his 1982 documentary in Israel. The recurring theme of the film is migrations and unrooting, like the legendary Golem. Written by Gonz30

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10 June 1992 (France)  »

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Sixteen Tons
Music and Lyrics by Merle Travis
Performed by Fabienne Babe
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