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Yuri Klepikov
Boris Khaimsky
Macha Doubrovskia
Nicolas Bezzoubov
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Yvan Mareev
Antole Zaslavsky
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Danny Cornish, a sort of stateless man who arranges art exhibits, is called from Tel Aviv to Paris with the news that a great uncle has died, in Birobidjan, the autonomous Jewish zone in Russia, leaving him a valuable art collection and the hand of a huge sculpture of a Golem. The uncle's will instructs Danny to find the rest of the statue, so Danny, who speaks no Russian, embarks on a trip that takes him (and the Golem's hand) to Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Siberia, fumbling with hotel clerks, taxi drivers, and bureaucrats, following leads, and making discoveries about myth, story telling, art, and hope. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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a finger which indicate the arrive
6 August 2000 | by (Ravenna , Italia) – See all my reviews

It is a beautiful adventure in Russia to find a particular object:a hand.It is a part of a Golem , the inanimate creature to which a specific person can give the life. The actors are good and the music by Stockausen is perfect to describe this incredible story.


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