The movie is a romantic comedy which takes place in Israel during the Austerity period of the 1950s. The movie's hero is Alex, a 13 year old boy who is about to attend his Bar Mitzvah. Alex... See full summary »
As a family from India moves in to a desert neighborhood in Southern Israel in the 1960's, the family's eldest, beautiful daughter discovers friendship and romance with the lovely local ... See full summary »
It is deep winter in rural Massachusetts. Bob, a fifty-something year old logger with a soft spot for golf and gangsta rap struggles to make ends meet in a changed economy. When a beloved ... See full summary »
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I saw this film at the U.S. Premiere in the 1999 South Bay Jewish Film Series in San Jose, California on 10/31/99. This film was amazing. The acting was top notch and the story/plotline was hilarious. The film offers something for everyone. The subtle expressions on the grandfather's face are funny, but you have to look hard to catch them, or you will miss them. It's mostly in Hebrew with a fair amount of Russian dialog, and the English subtitles were easily readable. There's some brief nudity. "Yana's Friends" is a feel-good movie and I would see
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