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Man Is a Woman (1998)
"L'homme est une femme comme les autres" (original title)

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Klezmer musician Simon Eskanazy wrestles with his gay nature. His conservative, orthodox family, Parisian bankers, expects him to carry on the family name by marriage. However he's ... See full summary »

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Antoine de Caunes ...
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Rosalie Baumann
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David
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Oncle Salomon / Uncle Salomon
Maurice Bénichou ...
Père de Rosalie / Rosalie's father
Judith Magre ...
Simon's mother
Catherine Hiegel ...
Mère de Rosalie / Rosalie's mother
Stéphane Metzger ...
Daniel
Edwin Gerard ...
Yitshak Baumann
Noëlla Dussart ...
Nathalie
Jean-François Dérec ...
Jean-Rene
Sacha Santon ...
Samuel Baumann
Gilles Atlan ...
Elisser Baumann
Irene Zilbermann ...
Lady in red
Jesse Joe Walsh ...
Rabbi Fisher
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Klezmer musician Simon Eskanazy wrestles with his gay nature. His conservative, orthodox family, Parisian bankers, expects him to carry on the family name by marriage. However he's irresistibly drawn to attractive young men, from gay sauna visitors to, surprisingly, the hunky son of devout New York uncle Salomon. Still, Simon secures his considerable inheritance by wedding Rosalie Baumann, that ideal lover's sister, a grand family affair. This 'investment' will only pay off if it produces another generation, but the marriage goes sour. Written by KGF Vissers

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A Prayer from Father Home
Performed by Giora Feidman (clarinet), Dariusz Swinoga (accordion), Guido Jäger (contrebass),
Michael Marx (guitar)
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one of the biggest hits of the JEWISH international film festival
25 August 2003 | by (san francisco jewish film festival) – See all my reviews

i dont know what the two reviewers before me were watching, but i saw a very funny movie that had all the everyday emotions, feelings, thoughts. it didnt matter to me if some of scenes didnt work. it reminded me that some scenes in real life dont work either. bottom line...I LOVED THIS MOVIE. I LAUGHED MY ASS OFF.... AND NOTHING IS BETTER THEN LAUGHTER. GO, NO RUN TO SEE THIS MOVIE.


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