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Rashevski's Tango (2003)

Le tango des Rashevski (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 3 September 2003 (France)
Adolphe 'Dolfo' Rashevski travels to Israel with grandson Ric, but his brother, orthodox rabbi Samuel 'Shmouel, refuses to come attend their fellow Auschwitz survivor sister Rosa's funeral.... See full summary »

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Sam Garbarski

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Natan Cogan ... Dolfo
Ishai Golan ... Youval
Mosko Alkalai ... Rabbi Shmouel (as Moscu Alcalay)
Rudi Rosenberg Rudi Rosenberg ... Ric Rashevski
Michel Jonasz Michel Jonasz ... Simon Rashevski
Tania Garbarski Tania Garbarski ... Nina
Daniel Mesguich ... David Rashevski
Ludmila Mikaël ... Isabelle
Jonathan Zaccaï ... Jonathan Rashevski
Hippolyte Girardot ... Antoine
Sébastien Radovitch Sébastien Radovitch ... Patron café russe
Michel Wouters Michel Wouters ... Employé morgue
Selma Kouchy Selma Kouchy ... Khadija
Laurent Capelluto ... Rabin Elie
Alexander Wajnberg Alexander Wajnberg ... Le Shammes
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Adolphe 'Dolfo' Rashevski travels to Israel with grandson Ric, but his brother, orthodox rabbi Samuel 'Shmouel, refuses to come attend their fellow Auschwitz survivor sister Rosa's funeral. Back in their home, the whole well-integrated family and their 'gojim' (non-Jewish and would-be) partners regularly wrestle with the meaning of Jewish blood, traditions and religion. For one it seems the way to gain a wife, for others the bomb under or the obstacle for a marriage. Yet love tends to conquer all but death. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Belgium | Luxembourg | France

Language:

English | Hebrew | French

Release Date:

3 September 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Luxembourg

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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the roots
9 August 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

It is easy to define it as a Jewish film. The death of grandmother changing everything . In fact, it is a story about us. Simple, profound, moving. As a sort of cathasis. Because it is a film about family roots. About the meanings of past and memories. And about the fundamental choices. And, sure, about the fears, clash between generations, future. One of useful films.


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